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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27725
Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Time:c. 11:00
Type:Sikorsky S-38B
Registration: C-46
C/n / msn: 114-6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near El Àguila (Valle de Cauca) -   Colombia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Quibdó (morning)
Destination airport:Cartago
"von Krohn" crashed in the Cerro Tamaná region. Last radio contact 10:55. Intense search and rescue operation proceeded until April 1934. Bodies of passenger/mechanic Haucke Notz and passenger J.C. Zúniga Angel (51) were found in the cabin. Pilot Hans-Walter Geck, mechanic/radiooperator Ernst Jahnke survived injured but died during attempt to find help. Passenger N.C. Marshall remained two weeks with injured leg near the wreckage until he tried to find help. He found by nativs alive.

El Tiempo 12 March 1934, p1/13 March 1934, p1+9/18 March 1934, p1/6 April 1934, p5/27 April 1934, p2
Santa Cruz Evening 8 May 1934, p3

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
10-Dec-2013 17:35 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2013 21:54 TB Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2013 18:26 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2013 15:15 TB Updated [Narrative]
29-Dec-2013 20:12 TB Updated [Source]
30-Dec-2013 15:07 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2013 16:53 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2017 20:01 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
21-Dec-2017 11:34 TB Updated [Source]

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