Accident Stearman C3R ? 4-E-. ?, Tuesday 13 January 1931
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Date:Tuesday 13 January 1931
Type:Stearman C3R ?
Owner/operator:Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú (CAP)
Registration: 4-E-. ?
MSN: 502.
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Atocongo -   Peru
Departure airport:Las Palmas/Lima or Ancón
Destination airport:
The mail plane crashed into a mountain. Capitán Guillermo Concha Iberico and mechanic Alfredo Sommerkamp.

Note: IV Escuadron de Aviación at BA Ancón used SM-1F until 1933 (photo of SM1-F "IV/6-TP-1G" at LAAHS); funeral ceremony with personnel from BA Las Palmas and BA Ancón (E.D. 14 JAN 1931)
Aircraft type not reported, but the Army used Keystone K55 (from 1927) and a single Boeing 40B (from 1930) for a mail service, based at Ancón (Aeroflight).
Opening of a mail service (Mo+FR) with a "Boening" plane Las Palmas-Tacna (E.D. 20 JUN 1931, p1).
(Mail ?) plane on the way to Tacna damaged in a forced landing after got lost. Found a few days later. Pilot Alférez Blume and the mechanic were unhurt (E.D. 9 JUL 1931, p3, statement from 7 JUL)


El Deber (Arequipa) 13 January 1931, p1/14 January 1931, p8

Revision history:

20-Nov-2023 17:01 TB Added
20-Nov-2023 17:21 TB Updated [Narrative]
21-Nov-2023 09:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Dec-2023 20:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2023 21:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2023 19:33 TB Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2024 20:00 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]

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