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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Fecha:viernes 6 febrero 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle
Operador:LAN Chile
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 47
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) (   Chile)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL), Chile
Two hijackers, each armed with a pistol, seized the plane en route to Santiago. When it landed at Santiago, the hijackers permitted seven adults and five
children to disembark and ordered the aircraft refueled. Two police men dressed as mechanics went on board and overpowered the hijackers, killing one of them.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport to Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport as the crow flies is 915 km (572 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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