Date & Time: Apr 24, 1931 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.190
Operator:
Registration:
2
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
7173
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Aircraft crashed into Tacaruiga Lake. Rescue teams arrived on site 32 hours later. Pilot and passenger were seriously injured while the engineer was not found. His dead body was eventually found two days later. Pilot, Manuel Simon Rios, died few hours later. Only the passenger survived. It appears that weather conditions were bad and the engine failed in flight.