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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145271
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1928
Time:day
Type:Junkers G.24ge
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-1088
C/n / msn: 941
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fort l'Écluse, 5 km east of Bellegarde, Ain -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Destination airport:Geneva-Cointrin International Airport (LSGG)
Narrative:
Junkers G.24ge D-1088, substantially damaged 6.1.28: Aircraft christened 'Cupido' was on its way from Barcelona to Berlin with intermediate stops in Marseille and Geneva. On final approach to Geneva-Cointrin Airport, crew encountered low visibility due to fog and did not realise that their altitude was too low. The three engine aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located in Fort l'Écluse, some 5 km east of Bellegarde, Ain, France. While all three crew were slightly injured, the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:

1. World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-junkers-g24ge-fort-lecluse
3. http://www.hugojunkers.bplaced.net/junkers-g23-and-g24-production-list.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkers_G_24


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2012 11:41 TB Added
24-Apr-2012 11:55 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
09-Apr-2019 16:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2019 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase]

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