Fuel exhaustion Incident Nieuport 28 n/a,
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Date:Wednesday 28 May 1919
Type:Silhouette image of generic NI28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Nieuport 28
Owner/operator:Aviación Militar (Aviación de Ejército)
Registration: n/a
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Las Cuevas -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Emergency landing due to fuel exhaustion while attempted to cruise the Cordilleras mountains. Ten Benjamín Matienzo (28) died of exposure. Body found 19 NOV 1919. Wreckage discovered at about 4,000 altitude about JAN 1950.


La Nación (Santiago) 7 February 1950, p7/17 February 1950, p9 (photo)

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30-Apr-2015 14:45 TB Added

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