Incident SPAD S.XIII ,
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Date:Monday 29 March 1920
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Viña del Mar -   Chile
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Mendoza (17:50)
Destination airport:Viña del Mar
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
"SPAD...220 caballos" crashed at playa de Vegara on night landing after cruising the Andes mountains. Argentine aviador Capitán Vicente Almandós Almonacid (27) escaped slightly injured, but the aircraft was destroyed, when hitting posts. Only the engine and the landing gear remained intact.


La Nación (Santiago) 30 March 1920, p3/31 March 1920, p1 (photo)

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17-Apr-2024 07:27 TB Added
18-Apr-2024 07:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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