On January 21, 2010, at 2210 universal coordinated time, a Robinson R44 helicopter, Chilean registration CC-PSZ, experienced a loss of engine power while in cruise flight, and was substantially damaged during a subsequent forced landing, in San Felipe, Chile. The foreign certificated pilot was not injured and a passenger sustained minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal flight that departed Eulogio Sanchez (SCTB), Chile, destined for Las Tacas (SCQT), Chile. The flight was conducted under Chilean flight regulations.

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

Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics
Chile Elena Blanco # 1050
Providencia, Chile 7500000
Telephone: 011 56 02 410 7399
Fax: 011 56 02 410 7632

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

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