Date & Time: Jul 10, 2008 at 1025 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 99
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.
Causes:
Left engine cowl was unlatched.