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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 2 June 1937
Type:Sikorsky S-43
Operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: No. 2
C/n / msn: 4319
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Ancud (   Chile)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Capsized. The airplane operated the "Línea Experimental Puerto Montt-Magallanes"-service which flew between Puerto Montt and the southern part of Chile. The airplane was named "Chiloé".

Sources:
» Golden Years of Aviation
» El Observador Aeronáutico
» Folha da Manhã 4 June 1937, p5


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