Date & Time: Nov 1, 1973
Type of aircraft:
Grumman HU-16 (SA-16) Albatross
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, a technical problem occurred on the fuel supply system, causing a loss of engine power. The captain elected to fly over the mountains surrounding Quilpué on one engine but the seaplane struck a hill and crashed. Three crew members were killed while three others were injured.
Loss of engine power caused by a technical problem on the fuel supply system.