Accident CANT Z-501 62-1, Monday 1 February 1937
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Date:Monday 1 February 1937
Time:10:00
Type:CANT Z-501
Owner/operator:Aviación Nacional
Registration: 62-1
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Pollensa Base (Mallorca) -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
CANT Z-501 was destroyed on take-off. The aircraft took-off for a exploration mission when hit a mast of one Monopolio de Tabacos's ship. The aircraft ditched with the nose in high angle and overturned. Ltn. Miguel Ruiz de la Puente and Cpt.Antonio Melendreras Sierra were killed. Alf Luis Expósito Herrans and Aux Fernando Urtasun Vidal survived with significant injuries

Sources:

"Entre el añíl y el cobalto. Los Hidroaviones en la Guerra de España"
1987 Emilio Herrera Alonso - IHCA Pg 126

Revision history:

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28-Nov-2021 07:57 volman Added

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