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Crash of a Beechcraft King Air B90 in Viña del Mar

Date & Time: Dec 19, 2013 at 2100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CVZ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Viña del Mar - Santiago de Chile
MSN:
LJ-441
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a positioning flight to Santiago de Chile. Shortly after takeoff from Viña del Mar-Torquemada Airport, crew encountered technical problem and elected to return. On final approach completed by night, aircraft crashed short of runway, slid on ground for several yards, hit a fence and came to rest, severely damaged. Both pilots were uninjured.

Crash of a Dornier DO228-202K in Viña del Mar: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 9, 2013 at 0950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CNW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Coquimbo - Viña del Mar
MSN:
8063
YOM:
1986
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a positioning flight to Viña del Mar to pick up passengers to Los Perlambres mines. On approach in poor weather conditions due to fog, aircraft was too low and hit power lines. It stalled and crashed in an open field and was destroyed by impact forces. Both crew were killed.

Crash of a Casa 212 Aviocar off Robinson Crusoe Island: 21 killed

Date & Time: Sep 2, 2011 at 1748 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
966
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Santiago - Robinson Crusoe Island
MSN:
443
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
17
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
21
Circumstances:
While approaching Robinson Crusoe island, aircraft crashed into the sea in unknown circumstances. All 21 occupants were killed. Flight was organised by NGO's in cooperation with the National Chilean Television to see the progress of reconstruction in the island of Robinson Crusoe following the 2010 earthquake. Among the occupants were members from the National Television and also from the Council of Culture. The famous Chilean television icon Felipe Camiroaga was among the passengers.

Crash of a Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II in Valparaiso

Date & Time: Apr 15, 2011 at 1200 LT
Registration:
CC-CZC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Robinson Crusoe - Valparaiso
MSN:
31-7920072
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing at Valparaiso in good weather conditions, aircraft veered off runway, crossed a highway and came to rest in a wooded area along the highway. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair as both occupants were slightly injured. Nobody on the ground was involved. Aircraft was carrying 1,000 pounds of lobsters and the landing was performed with 12 kt wind.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Yeco: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 7, 2008 at 1345 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CTR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Puerto Montt-La Junta
MSN:
208-1137
YOM:
2005
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing a taxi flight from Puerto Montt to La Junta and crashed in a wooded area near Yeco. The aircraft was localised 4 days later and all 9 passengers were rescued. Only the pilot was killed in the accident.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo off Robinson Crusoe Island

Date & Time: Jun 4, 1991
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
CC-CGP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
31-597
YOM:
1970
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Robinson Crusoe Island, en route for the continent, the crew encountered engine problems and elected to ditch the aircraft about 13 km offshore. The crew of a fishing boat was able to rescue all four occupant while the aircraft sank and was lost.

Crash of a Beechcraft B80 Queen Air in San Felipe: 8 killed

Date & Time: Mar 20, 1987 at 1945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CDW
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Serena - Santiago
MSN:
LD-126
YOM:
1963
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed La Serena-La Florida Airport at 1900LT on a regular schedule service to Santiago de Chile. About 45 minutes into the flight, the crew encountered engine problems, declared an emergency and was cleared to divert to San Felipe Airport. On approach, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a peach plantation located 10 km from the airport, bursting into flames. A passenger was seriously injured while eight other occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the accident was the consequence of a double engine failure caused by fuel exhaustion.

Crash of a Casa 212 Aviocar 100 near Cabildo: 11 killed

Date & Time: Oct 15, 1986
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
148
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
141
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
11
Circumstances:
En route, the twin engine airplane struck the slope of a mountain located 19 km south of Cabildo. All 11 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A off Quintero: 9 killed

Date & Time: Sep 17, 1975
Operator:
Registration:
125
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances into the sea off Quintero, killing all nine occupants.

Crash of a Grumman HU-16B Albatross near Quilpué: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 1, 1973
Operator:
Registration:
251
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Country:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
En route, a technical problem occurred on the fuel supply system, causing a loss of engine power. The captain elected to fly over the mountains surrounding Quilpué on one engine but the seaplane struck a hill and crashed. Three crew members were killed while three others were injured.
Probable cause:
Loss of engine power caused by a technical problem on the fuel supply system.