Date & Time: Jun 2, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Sikorsky S-43
Operator:
Registration:
2
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Puerto Montt – Punta Arenas
MSN:
4319
YOM:
1936
Country:
Chile
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
5
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
The seaplane was on its way from Puerto Montt to Punta Arenas, operating the line christened 'Línea Experimental Puerto Montt-Magallanes'. En route, while cruising off the Chiloé Islands, the aircraft disappeared and crashed into the sea. Some debris were found few days later on the shores of the Desertores Island. No trace of the occupants was found.