Date & Time: Aug 23, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-2
Operator:
Registration:
NC14298
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mendoza – Córdoba
MSN:
1370
YOM:
1935
Country:
Argentina
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
En route, while on a cargo flight to Córdoba, crew encountered poor weather conditions with low visibility due to fog. Aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a prairie located 32 km north of San Luis. All three occupants were killed and the aircraft christened 'Santa Elena' was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire.