On March 2, 1998, about 1505 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 401, Chilean registration CC-CIX, crashed near La Puntilla, Chile, while on an air taxi flight from Chaiten, Chile, to Puerto Monte, Chile. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot and four passengers were fatally injured. The flight originated from Chaiten, a few minutes before the accident. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
Witnesses reported the aircraft was flying low and on fire before it crashed in the water near the shore at La Puntilla.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Chile. Any further information may be obtained from:
DGAC Chile Correo 9- Providencia Apt 3 Santiago, Chile Telephone: 562-204-7715
This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained for the Government of Chile.