Accident de Havilland DH.60G Moth C-39,
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Date:Sunday 16 February 1930
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH.60G Moth
Registration: C-39
MSN: 1018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Colegio de Santa Librada, Cali, Valle del Cauca -   Colombia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport (CLO/SKCL),
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
"Garza" hit a tower of the Colegio de Santa Librada in Cali, Valle del Cauca, Columbia, and crashed while dropping promotion material. Pilot Wilhelm von Burchardt (aged 27) and passenger Maximilliano Bueno Delgado (also aged 27) died of injuries.


1. El Tiempo 17 February 1930, p1

History of this aircraft

c/no. 1018 DH.60G Moth [Gipsy I #254] to Dr Peter P von Bauer, Barranquilla, Colombia with C of A 1829 issued 8.2.29. Von Bauer was a German national who founded the local airline SCADTA. Probably registered to that airline and named "Garza"


Revision history:

14-Dec-2019 14:02 TB Added
21-Feb-2024 08:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
21-Feb-2024 08:26 ASN Updated [Narrative]

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