ASN Aircraft accident Junkers R-42 (G.24) J6 Punta Arenas 
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Last updated: 5 December 2022

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Status:
Date:Friday 7 February 1930
Type:Junkers R-42 (G.24)
Operator:Fuerza Area de Chile
Registration: J6
C/n / msn: 928
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft 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 Ibaez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile
Narrative:
Forced landing at sea due to engine failure and sank. Three survivors.

Classification:
Ditching

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


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Distance from Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport to Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibaez 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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