On August 20, 2011, at 1650 universal coordinated time, a Piper PA-30, Chilean registration CC-CTT, was substantially damaged when it impacted terrain, after its right wing separated in-flight while maneuvering, over Region del Bio Bio, Chile. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local flight that was conducting aerial photography 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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