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Fatal Events Since 1970 for LAN Chile

The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.

  1. 4 August 1987; LAN Chile 737-200; Calama, Chile: The gear failed during landing and the aircraft broke in two and caught fire. One of the 27 passengers were killed.

  2. 20 February 1991; LAN Chile BAe146-200; Puerto Williams, Chile: The aircraft overran the runway on landing and sank in the nearby waters. Twenty of the 65 passengers were killed.

Fatal Events Since 1970 for LAN Chile -- Revised: 13 May 2000
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