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Last updated: 13 February 2020
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Date:12-MAR-2015
Time:c. 08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Discovery Air
Registration: CC-CLD
C/n / msn: 2553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Termas del Flaco -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous area and burst into flames after an engine power loss while carrying an under slung load. Engine performance had been degraded by erosion in the dusty operating environment.

Sources:

http://www.24horas.cl/regiones/ohiggins/rescatan-cuerpo-de-piloto-argentino-tras-accidente-aereo-1607070
http://www2.latercera.com/noticia/piloto-argentino-fallecio-por-accidente-en-helicoptero-en-san-fernando/
https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/2015/03/12/helicoptero-capoto-mientras-realizaba-trabajos-forestales-en-sector-puente-negro-de-san-fernando.shtml_
https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/2015/03/13/gope-de-carabineros-rescata-cuerpo-de-piloto-argentino-tras-accidente-aereo-en-san-fernando.shtml
https://www.dgac.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/portalweb/rest-portalweb/jcr/repository/collaboration/sites%20content/live/dgac/categories/accidentes/investigacion/informes-tecnicos-2015/documents/1736.pdf

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Mar-2015 08:20 harro Added
29-Aug-2017 17:30 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code]
29-Aug-2017 17:56 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
15-Sep-2019 07:50 harro Updated [Source, Accident report, ]

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