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Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:jeudi 22 mars 2012
Heure:00:56
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B300 Super King Air 350
Compagnie:INAER Helicopter Chile
Immatriculation: CC-AEB
Numéro de série: FL-128
Année de Fabrication: 1995
Heures de vol:6218
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 6 / à bord: 6
Total:victimes: 8 / à bord: 8
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:10 km (6.3 milles) NNE of Puerto Aguirre (   Chili)
Élévation des lieux de l'accident: 685 m (2247 feet) amsl
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Ambulance
Aéroport de départ:Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chili
Aéroport de destination:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chili
Détails:
A Beechcraft B300 Super King Air 350 ambulance plane was destroyed in an accident at the Macá Volcano, Chile. The airline transport rated pilot in command, first officer, and six passengers were fatally injured.
The flight departed Punta Arenas, Chile, at 23:18 (March 21) on an ambulance flight to Santiago. One patient was accompanied by two relatives and three medical staff.
The flight departed controlled flight at Flight Level 280 while in radio contact with Puerto Montt Radio. The airplane was last observed on radar in a spiralling descent about 6 miles north northeast of Puerto Aguirre, Chile, at 7,700 feet. The wreckage was found on the north face of Macá Volcano on March 25, 2012.

Investigators failed to determine the cause of the loss of control at FL280. The level of damage precluded further inspections.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: Undetermined.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 10 months
Accident number: No 1618OR
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» NTSB
» La Tercera 22-3-2012


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Punta Arenas-Carlos Ibañez Airport et Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport est de 2176 km (1360 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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