Accident de Havilland DH.9 D1296, Saturday 21 May 1921
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Date:Saturday 21 May 1921
Type:de Havilland DH.9
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: D1296
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:San Luis -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:El Bosque (08:30)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Force-landed into unfavorable terrain due to fuel exhaustion after lost in fog during record flight via the Cordilleres mountains to Buenos Aires. Ten Roberto Herrera Ramírez slightly injured and Ten 2°Alfredo Gertner Fernández unhurt. Registration noted as "1291" in press report.


La Nación (Santiago) 23 May 1921, p1
Scramble (D1296)

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19-Oct-2023 08:49 TB Added
19-Oct-2023 08:52 TB Updated

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