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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136700
Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1938
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic L12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 12B Electra Junior
Owner/operator:Ejército Argentino
Registration: 161
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Itacumbú River -   Uruguay
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Paso de Los Libres, Corrientes
Destination airport:El Palomar, Buenos Aires
Narrative:
Crashed near the flooded Itacumbú River in northwestern Uruguay ; Eduardo Justo (27), son of Argentine President Agustín P. Justo, one colonel, tree lieutenant colonels, one lieutenant de navio, one major, one sargento and one sargento radio operator died. They were on the return flight from the induction of an international bridge between Paso de Los Libres and Uruguayana on 8.1.1938.

Sources:

http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/18014/
http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/18371/?page=2
http://www.asociacionatta.com.ar/aviones/avion05.htm
Folha da Noite 10 January 1938, p25


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jun-2011 15:21 TB Added
23-Feb-2012 04:28 Gwydd Updated [Source]
03-Jul-2015 17:53 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Jul-2015 18:05 TB Updated [Source]
26-Aug-2016 17:10 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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