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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26730
Last updated: 2 July 2020
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Date:08-JUN-1924
Time:c. 15:00 LT
Type:Junkers F13
Owner/operator:SCADTA
Registration: A16
C/n / msn: 684
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Barranquilla -   Colombia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Barranquilla
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a promotional flight, "Tolima" stalled executing maneuvers at low altitude over the downtown area of the city, crashed into house and burned. Pilot (Helmuth von Krohn), mechanic (Wilhelm Fischer) and passengers (Ernesto Cortissoz, Christian Meyer, Albrecht Nickisch von Roseneck, Fritz Troost) died.

Ernesto Cortissoz was the founder and owner of the airline, SCADTA. The international airport of Barranquilla, opened in 1979, was named Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport in his memory.

Sources:

El Tiempo 11 June 1924, p5 "Un Informe Oficial de la Scadta sobre el Accidente de Barranquilla".
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xAweAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t1EEAAAAIBAJ&hl=es&pg=4145%2C4167970
El Tiempo 9 June 1924, p1
http://web.archive.org/web/20120302175425/http://www.ju-f13.de/Land/schweiz/schweiz.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
26-Mar-2010 13:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative]
19-Sep-2010 13:02 TB Updated [Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Oct-2010 12:10 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2010 12:42 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Aug-2012 10:44 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
13-Sep-2012 04:03 TB Updated [Time, Nature, Narrative]
19-Nov-2013 18:10 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 16:49 maumana Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Apr-2019 16:55 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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