LAN Chile plane crashes

The following are significant events involving the airline or its subsidiares. The numbered events are those involving at least one airline passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role, and where at least one of the dead passengers was not a stowaway, hijacker, or saboteur. Only events since 1970 are included.

  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.

LAN Chile plane crashes -- Revised: 27 January 2017