Date & Time: May 16, 2005 at 1227 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 80 Queen Air
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CFS
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Balmaceda-Chile Chico
MSN:
LD-220
YOM:
1965
Country:
Argentina
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft was making a charter flight from Balmaceda to Chile Chico, two cities located in Chile, at the border with Argentina. Few minutes after takeoff, the aircraft crashed near El Portezuelo, Argentina, in unknown circumstances. Rescue teams confirmed at the end of the day that all occupants were killed in the accident.