Date & Time: Apr 29, 1920
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.40
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Demonstration
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Barranquilla - Barranquilla
Country:
Colombia
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a demo flight with three local residents on board. Shortly after take off, while climbing to a height of 100 meters, aircraft was caught by a strong wind, banked left and hit the ground. While all three passengers were seriously injured, the pilot was killed.
Crew:
Jacques Jourdanet, pilot.
Passengers:
Mrs Pepa Restrepo de Vásquez and her both sons.
Causes:
Aircraft caught by strong winds on takeoff.