Accident CMASA/Dornier Do J Wal Gas D-864,
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Date:Monday 7 July 1930
Time:c. 16:20
Type:CMASA/Dornier Do J Wal Gas
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-864
MSN: 027/44
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:10 mi from Bornholm -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Szczecin, Poland
Destination airport:Kalmar
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ditched after engine failure (16:20). Under tow by steamer Maya (16:30). Capsized in rough sea (ca 19:00). Five passengers and three crew. Pilot Karl Kuring, mechanic Friedrich and passenger Frikson rescued. Radio-operator Pittman and four passengers (Miss Nortop, Brackelsberg, …) drowned. One body with lifevest found by fisherman off Kolberg, Poland after some days.


Jenaer Volksblatt 8 July 1930/15 July 1930/14 August (official report)

Revision history:

19-Apr-2012 00:25 ryan Added
17-Jun-2019 17:00 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2020 14:58 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2020 15:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-May-2020 15:37 TB Updated [Source]
12-May-2020 15:32 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-May-2020 19:11 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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