Date & Time: Mar 2, 1998 at 1505 LT
Type of aircraft:
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Chaitén - Puerto Montt
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Chaitén Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in the sea near the La Puntilla harbor. The aircraft was destroyed and all five occupants were killed. It was reported that the aircraft was on fire prior to impact with water, maybe after an engine caught fire.