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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247152
Last updated: 26 April 2021
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Date:27-JAN-2021
Time:c. 11:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic O1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna L-19A Bird Dog
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: 323
MSN: 22880
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Santiago-Municipal de Vitacura Airport (SCLC) -   Chile
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Santiago-El Bosque Air Base (SCBQ)
Destination airport:Santiago-Municipal de Vitacura Airport (SCLC)
Narrative:
A Chilean AF Cessna L-19A Bird Dog made a crash landing next to Municipal de Vitacura Airport (SCLC) after a reported engine failure during a routine flight, the forced landing was made on Mapocho River bed.
The aircraft, used for glider towing, suffered a landing gear collapse, damaged engines and left wing with tree.
Pilot and co-pilot were unhurt and taken to FACh hospital for checks.

Sources:

https://www.adnradio.cl/nacional/2021/01/27/avioneta-cayo-en-el-lecho-del-rio-mapocho-en-vitacura.html ex.USAF/53-2873.
https://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/nacional/region-metropolitana/2021/01/27/avioneta-cayo-en-el-lecho-del-rio-mapocho-en-vitacura.shtml
https://twitter.com/TTISantiago/status/1354446613016682499
https://twitter.com/T13/status/1354449750595149826/photo/1
Chilean Air Force statement:
https://twitter.com/FACh_Chile/status/1354453855065538565

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/68776_1610742495.jpg (photo)


Images:


Kenneth Brown

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2021 15:54 poxipol Added
27-Jan-2021 15:55 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Jan-2021 16:30 poxipol Updated [Time, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2021 17:52 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2021 10:17 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
30-Jan-2021 12:55 kenneth.brown Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo]
30-Jan-2021 14:07 Kenneth Brown Updated [Departure airport]

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