NTSB Identification: NYC08WA320
Accident occurred Thursday, August 21, 2008 in Copiapo, Chile
Aircraft: Garlick UH-1D, registration:
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

On August 21, 2008, about 0530 Chilean local time, a Garlick UH-1D, Chilean registry CC-CKD, was destroyed when it descended into mountainous terrain shortly after taking off from a helipad in Copiapo, Atacama Region, Chile. The Chilean certificated commercial pilot incurred minor injuries. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was conducted under Chilean flight regulations.

The accident 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 released by the government of Chile.

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