NTSB Identification: NYC08WA114.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, February 27, 2008 in Santiago, Chile
Aircraft: Cessna 210M, registration:
Injuries: 11 Fatal,20 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 27, 2008, at 0948 Chilean standard time, a Cessna 210M, Chilean registration CC-KKU, operated by Club Aereo de Personal de Carabineros, was destroyed during a forced landing in the Penalolen Municipal Stadium, in the southeast quadrant of Santiago, Chile. Two pilots and four passengers onboard the airplane were fatally injured, as were five people on the ground. Over 20 people on the ground were also seriously injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed. The local instructional flight originated at Eulogio Sanchez (Tobalaba) Airport (SCTB), Santiago, Chile, and was conducted under Chilean flight regulations.

According to Chilean investigators, the airplane took off and departed the airport to the southeast. Approximately 1 minute later, the airplane made a left turn back towards the airport, but could not maintain altitude and impacted an area in the stadium where people had gathered for organized aerobics classes. Upon impact, the airplane burst into flames.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Chile. Further information may be obtained from:

Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil
Departamento Prevencion de Accidentes
Elena Blanco 1050, Providencia
Santiago, Chile

Tel: 56-2-4368141
Fax: 56-2-4368142

Email: segvuel@dgac.cl


This report is for informational purposes only, and only contains information obtained for or released by the government of Chile.

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