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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Date:Saturday 18 April 1931
Type:Junkers F.24ko (G.24)
Operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-896
MSN: 850
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Gex (Ain) (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Switzerland
A Junkers G.24ko, named "Düsseldorf", lost orientation in a snowstorm and crashed in wooded area near a road.
The airplane was rebuilt to F.24kay D-ULIS.

» Jenaer Volksblatt 20 April 1931
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Distance from Marseille-Marignane Airport to Genève-Cointrin Airport as the crow flies is 317 km (198 miles).

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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