Date & Time: Jul 10, 2008 at 1025 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Operator:
Registration:
CC-CFM
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Puerto Montt - Melinka
MSN:
U-145
YOM:
1971
Country:
Chile
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
8
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off, left engine cowl opened. Pilot decided to return but aircraft eventually stalled and crashed 1,500 meters short of runway 01. All nine occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Left engine cowl was unlatched.