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. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
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
This report is for informational purposes only, and only contains information released by the government of Chile.