Accident description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 6 August 2000
Type:CASA C-212-AB10 Aviocar 300
Operator:Ejército de Chile
Registration: 230
C/n / msn: 454
First flight: 1996
Engines: 2 Honeywell TPE331-10R-513C
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Michimahuida Volcano (   Chile) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into a volcano after the pilot reported he was diverting to Puerto Montt because of ice formation on the wings. The wreckage was found August 21.

Sources:
» David Cerfogli
» Ramon Sagaceta
» Scramble 256
» Scramble 258


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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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