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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34328
Last updated: 9 September 2019
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Date:20-JUL-1920
Time:
Type:Farman F-40
Owner/operator:Compania Colombiana de Navegación Aérea
Registration: n/a
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cartagena -   Colombia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Cartagena
Destination airport:Barranquilla
Narrative:
"Santa Marta" crashed shortly after takeoff into the sea due to a fuel exhaustion.
The aircraft was not fueled before departure because of the engineer's forgetfulness. The pilot did not conduct a pre-flight check.
Pilot Félix Fratoni and passenger Arturo Gerlein killed. Passenger Miguel Araujo survived.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120302175425/http://www.ju-f13.de/Land/schweiz/schweiz.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20160513060337/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/1920/archives/crash-of-a-farman-f-40-in-cartagena-colombia-2-killed/
http://matacafe.co/ccna/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
14-Oct-2010 11:33 TB Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Oct-2010 11:43 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
30-May-2016 07:52 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Nov-2017 06:26 Sergey L. Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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