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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71390
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:10-JAN-2010
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic M20P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mooney M20F Executive
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: CC-PRM
C/n / msn: 22-1418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:La Cachimba, 22 km to La Serena -   Chile
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:La Serena Airport (LSC/SCSE), Chile
Destination airport:Tobalaba-La Reina Airport (SCTB), Chile
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Narrative:
The plane took off at 10:30 a.m. from La Serena and was due to arrive at Tobalaba airfield at about 1:30 p.m.
The aircraft crashed in a ravine La Cachimba, 22 kilometers from La Serena, killing all four people on board.

CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT
The most likely cause of the accident was continuing the VFR flight in instrument flight weather (IMC) conditions, which led the pilot to inadvertently impact a hillside.

Sources:

http://desastresaereosnews.blogspot.com/2010/01/quatro-morrem-em-queda-de-aviao-de.html
http://www.univision.com/contentroot/wirefeeds/noticias/8118554.shtml
http://web.archive.org/web/20100113154132/http://newsinfo.inquirer.net:80/breakingnews/world/view/20100112-246860/4-killed-in-Chile-plane-crash
http://modocharlie.com/2010/01/lamentable-accidente-de-aeronave-mooney/
https://www.dgac.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/portalweb/rest-portalweb/jcr/repository/collaboration/sites%20content/live/dgac/categories/accidentes/investigacion/informestecnicos2010/documents/1544-20150504.pdf

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2010 21:17 jorgetadeu7 Added
11-Jan-2010 22:56 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
11-Jan-2010 22:59 RobertMB Updated [Source]
18-May-2020 06:27 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-May-2020 06:34 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report, ]

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