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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31307
Last updated: 27 September 2019
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Date:31-DEC-1985
Time:c. 8:00 pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404 Titan
Owner/operator:Linea Aérea Aeropetrel
Registration: CC-CHX
C/n / msn: 404-0684
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nelson Island, South Shetlands -   Antarctica
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Punta Arenas (PUQ), Chile
Destination airport:Tentiente R. Marsh Airport (TNM)
Narrative:
Lost height and struck a glacier shortly before landing at Tentiente Marsh AFB.

Sources:

1. 8 U.S. TOURISTS KILLED AS PLANE CRASHES ON AN ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC. New York Times. January 2, 1986


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
24-May-2009 05:19 XLerate Updated
08-Jan-2011 13:25 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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