ASN Aircraft accident Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor C-31 Medelln-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH)
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Date:Monday 24 June 1935
Time:14:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor
Operator:SCADTA - Sociedad Colombo Alemana de Transporte Areo
Registration: C-31
C/n / msn: 5-AT-112
First flight: 1932
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Medelln-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) (   Colombia)
Crash site elevation: 1506 m (4941 feet) amsl
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Medelln-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH/SKMD), Colombia
Destination airport:Bogot-Eldorado Airport (BOG/SKBO), Colombia
Flightnumber: 62
Narrative:
Two Ford 5-AT Tri-Motor passenger planes were destroyed in a collision at Medelln-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH), Colombia. Seventeen occupants were killed.
Tri-Motor F-31, operated by SACO, swung off the runway during takeoff run and struck a SCADTA Ford Tri-Motor, registered C-31 that was taxiing towards the runway. Both aircraft caught fire. All seven on board the SCADTA plane were killed. Ten of 13 occupants of the SACO plane were killed.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Aviacol.net > Servicio Areo Colombiano - SACO
» El Tiempo - 25 June 1935


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Distance from Medelln-Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Bogot-Eldorado Airport as the crow flies is 231 km (145 miles).

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