On December 12, 2022 at 11: 40 LT, Beech 100 King Air CC-CLY (msn B-79) of DAP, lost its door after taking off from Puerto Williams airfield (Guardiamarina Zañartu, SCGZ) while flying the route from there to Punta Arenas Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Airport, (SCCI/PUQ).
The incident happened around 10 minutes after taking off from SCGZ. The aircraft returned to the airfield without any other trouble.
The nine passengers were assisted by DAP personnel, waiting for another aircraft of that company to continue their trip to Punta Arenas. DGAC Chile is investigating the incident.
Photo: Alvaro Romero. CC-CLY is pictured at El Tepual, Puerto Montt (SCTE/PMC) on March 2, 2006.
Alvaro Romero reporting from Chile.