On November 6, 2010, at 2330 universal coordinated time, a Eurocopter, AS 350 B2 helicopter, Chilean registration CC-AAN, collided with terrain while in low level cruise flight near Taltal, Chile. The flight was operated by Servicios y Transporte Aereos Hell-can Ltda. The helicopter was destroyed by post impact fire. The pilot was killed. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The flight was en route to Las Breas Airport (SCTT), Las Breas, Chile and departed Aguas Verdes, Taltal, Chile, earlier, about 2300. 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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