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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 189554
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:06-OCT-1939
Time:morning
Type:Junkers W.34
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana
Registration: n/a
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:30 km from Machalillo -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guayaquil
Destination airport:Manta
Narrative:
'Atahualpa' crashed into a mountain in dense fog. Pilot, co-pilot and four passengers (Inspector Gen of Ecuador Army Enrique Ribadeneira). Type as single-engined "Junker 600 HP".

Sources:

http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/18641/
http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/18642/
World Air Forces
Correio da Manha 8 October 1939, p6


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Aug-2016 18:36 TB Added
01-Oct-2019 13:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
01-Oct-2019 13:44 TB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2019 20:50 TB Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]

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