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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 7 February 1930
Type:Junkers R-42 (G.24)
Operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: J6
C/n / msn: 928
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:SE off Punta Arenas (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport (SCPF), Chile
Destination airport:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Narrative:
Forced landing at sea due to engine failure and sank. Three survivors.

Sources:
» Junkers G24 - Production Details
» El Observador Aeronáutico


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Distance from Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport to Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport as the crow flies is 1290 km (806 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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