Plane accident in Zapallar leaves two people dead

Plane accident in Zapallar leaves two people dead
Plane accident in Zapallar leaves two people dead

The accident was recorded in the rocks of Zapallar and due to the impact, a 77-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman lost their lives.

Two people lost their lives after a helicopter crash this afternoon in the Zapallar commune, Valparaíso Region. Two adults would have died in the accident, the 77-year-old man was identified as the national businessman, Eduardo Augusto Matte Rozas, who was the pilot of the aircraft and his 70-year-old wife, identified by the initials ALVP Both would have lost their lives instantly as a result of the violent crash.

According to the first information provided by Radio Dulce, the accident occurred around 3:00 p.m. and the place where the accident occurred is known as El Pangue, specifically in Roberto Ossandón Guzmán street, a rocky area in Zapallar. Emergency units and firefighters are working on the spot.

It was the Municipality of Zapallar who confirmed the death of the people, according to Radio Bio Bio. In fact, the mayor of the commune, Gustavo Allesandri, was going to go to the place to gather more information about the accident.

The helicopter crashed into the rocks near the sea (PHOTO: Twitter)

The government regretted what happened.

After the events, the Government regretted what had happened and was the undersecretary of the Interior, Manuel Monsalves, who took advantage of the spokesperson in the Palacio de La Moneda, who offered regarding the votes for the Exit Plebiscite, to refer to what happened and lamented the accident of the helicopter that fell in Zapallar.

«First to regret the accident because it has cost two human lives and therefore our first message is to the families»said Undersecretary Monsalves.

At the moment the causes that led to the fall of the helicopter are not known. Meanwhile, from the General Directorate of Aeronautics of Chile, They confirmed that officials from the Accident Prevention Department are heading to the area to initiate the corresponding investigations. The deceased man was a recognized businessman in our country.


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