Accident Lockheed 14-WG3B Super Electra J-BCOZ, Wednesday 17 May 1939
ASN logo

Date:Wednesday 17 May 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed 14-WG3B Super Electra
Owner/operator:Dai Nippon Koku KK (Imperial Japanese Airways)
Registration: J-BCOZ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Fukuoka dai-1 Airport -   Japan
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Fukuoka dai-1 Airport
Destination airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS)
The aircraft hit the airport fence on take-off from Fukuoka Airport, Japan, crashed and caught fire. The pilot, the mechanic and four passengers suffered fatal injuries.


El Litoral 17-5-1939


  • 34th worst accident in 1939
  • 45th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 4th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


Revision history:


The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314