Accident
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 7 junio 2008
Hora:13:50
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Patagonia Airlines
Registración: CC-CTR
Numéro de série: 208B-1137
Año de Construcción: 2005
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:18 km (11.3 milles) W of La Junta (   Chile) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport (SCPF), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:La Junta Airport (SCLJ), Chile
Descripción:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan passenger plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident near La Junta, Chile. The pilot died in the accident but all nine passengers survived.
Grand Caravan CC-CTR was scheduled to take off at 09:30 local time but poor weather conditions en route forced the pilot to postpone the flight. The Cessna eventually took off from Puerto Montt (PMC) at 13:15, bound for La Junta, where it was expected to arrive at 14:25.
The airplane failed to arrive at the destination and was declared missing. The next day ELT signals from the plane were received near Yeco, but fresh snow hampered search crew from finding the missing airplane. The plane was finally located on June 11 at 12:30. The aircraft had crashed in a forested mountain slope at an altitude of 3300 feet. All passengers had survived.


CAUSA MÁS PROBABLE:
Error operacional por parte del piloto al mando, al continuar un vuelo VFR luego de haber ingresado en condiciones IMC, perdiendo las referencias visuales
que le garantizaran mantener la separación con el terreno, impactando inadvertidamente con un cerro.
FACTOR CONTRIBUYENTE:
Planificación inadecuada por parte del piloto al mando al no considerar las condiciones meteorológicas existentes en la ruta y destino.

Fuentes:
» Terra.cl
» El Llanquihue
» DGAC Chile

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: DGAC Chile
report status: Final
report number: Accidente 1488
report released:19-MAY-2010
duration of investigation:711 days (1 year 11.5 months)
download report: Final report (DGAC Chile Accidente 1488)

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Distance from Puerto Montt-Marcel Marchant Airport to La Junta Airport as the crow flies is 283 km (177 miles).

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