Accident Travel Air B6000 1-TP-1B,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 316303
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Date:Saturday 30 January 1937
Type:Travel Air B6000
Owner/operator:Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú (CAP)
Registration: 1-TP-1B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:within Peru -   Peru
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Atalaya (0:30)
Destination airport:Puerto Maldonado
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The floatplane "TP-1B" disappeared over the junge on a passenger/mail flight. Capitán de Av Américo Vargas, S.Ten de Av Santiago Velásquez and S.Ten de Av Vicente Vargas García. Various floatplanes left Iquitos searching the plane, but no trace was found until 6 FEB.

Note: photo of a Travel Air 6000 on floats from BA Ancón after a 7:15 hours flight to Iquitos, no serial visible, Capitán Armando Revoredo and mechanic S.Of. Federico Vera (E.D. 6 DEC 1934, p3)


El Deber (Arequipa) 10 February 1937, p3 (official communique from 6 FEB)

Revision history:

01-Jul-2023 15:06 TB Added
02-Jul-2023 06:52 TB Updated
27-Aug-2023 13:48 TB Updated
01-Dec-2023 09:29 TB Updated [Narrative]
01-Dec-2023 09:35 TB Updated [Narrative]

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