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Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chile

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chile

Avianca flight LR-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on August 10th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Lima, Peru, but had to turn back after an engine started emitting streaks of flames and loud bangs. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Sky Airline flight H2-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Viña del Mar Airport, Chile, on July 25th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Santiago to Antofagasta in Chile had to divert due to an issue with its landing gear and poor weather. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download... »

Aeromexico Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Santiago, Chile

Friday, April 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Santiago, Chile

Aeromexico flight AM-11 had to return for an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on April 5th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back after cracks were noticed on captain’s windshield. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Chile due to Electrical Problems

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Chile due to Electrical Problems

United Airlines flight UA-818 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on December 25th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to electrical problems. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bomb Threat

Friday, November 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bomb Threat

A LATAM Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on November 10th. The plane took off for Punta Arenas, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bomb threat. It is believed that a female passenger had informed the crew that there was a bomb onboard. The plane... »

#Missing Mooney M20K found in Maule

Saturday, May 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
#Missing Mooney M20K found in Maule

Personal SANTIAGO the Police Special Operations Group found a plane that went missing in Picazo Alto, Chile. The plane was en route between Santiago and Temuco and disappeared from radar at about 3:00 pm May 21. The pilot of record was Raul Alejandro Barria Concha (65), who died in the crash. There were no... »

Fuerza Aérea de Chile Landing Accident

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Fuerza Aérea de Chile General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon suffered an accident landing at Cerro Moreno airport in Antofagasta. The plane suffered some damage but the pilot was unhurt. The incident caused delays at Cerro Moreno airport. Download article as PDF »

Cessna Crashes Fence in Chile, 3 Aboard

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Cessna Crashes Fence in Chile, 3 Aboard

On Feb 25, 2013, in Puella, Puerto Varas Chile, a Cessna 152 struck a fence and crashed. Three aboard survived. The plane was taking off from a ski slope,but did not sustain adequate altitude, and struck a fence. The pilot was Alfonso Ruiz Tagle. Carabineros de la Tenencia Casa Pangue was apparently not notified... »

Piper Crashes in Chilean Yard injuring Pilots

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Piper Crashes in Chilean Yard injuring Pilots

What: Servicios Aéreos Romeo Mike Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Where: near Santiago/La Reina-Eulogio Sánchez Airport, Chile When: Nov 6, 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: After taking off from Tobalaba Airport (aka Santiago/La Reina-Eulogio Sánchez Airport), the plane crashed 500 meters away, in a field adjacent to commercial property in ??Avenida Ossandón. Pilots Sergio Canilla Canales... »

Andes Approach Is a Bumpy Ride

Friday, August 17, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Air France Boeing 777-200 en route from Paris to Santiago Where: Santiago Chile When: Aug 6th 2012 Who: 306 aboard, 8 injured Why: While en approach to Santiago, the pilots encountered severe turbulence. The Andes area is well known area for turbulence (Aconcagua mountain (22,831 ft) The pilots made a safe landing. Six... »

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