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Last updated: 13 December 2019
Date:Sunday 6 August 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Michimahuida Volcano (   Chile)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Santiago (unknown airport), Chile
Destination airport:?
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.

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