The Chilean Minister of Dnsa, Andres Allamand, has confirmed it after intense search operations carried out since Friday occurred incident. Among the deceased, Felipe Camiroaga, one of the best-known entertainers of the Chilean television, and Felipe Cubillos, philanthropist, committed to the scene of the accident. The area was devastated by the tsunami that followed the earthquake of 2010. The Chilean Minister of Dnsa, Andres Allamand, announced that the 21 occupants of the military plane that crashed Friday in the Juan Fernandez archipelago have died. After the search in which we participate with the Commander in the air force (FACH, Jorge Rojas) j one arrives at the conclusion that the impact was of such magnitude that should produce the instant death of all persons who were on the plane, said Allamand, who remained throughout the day in the area of the accident. Among the occupants of the aircraft, a CASA C-212, were Felipe Camiroaga, one of the best-known animators of the television Chilean, and businessman and philanthropist Felipe Cubillos, brother-in-law of Minister Allamand. After the earthquake of February 2010, Cubillos prompted the challenge Levantemos Chile organization, to support reconstruction work and particularly concerned of Juan Fernandez, which was hard hit by the tsunami that followed the quake. Also traveling a team of State television network TVN, he worked Camiroaga, several members of the above-mentioned NGO, as well as the Council of culture officials and staff of the FACH.
Members of the NGO and the TVN team traveled to Robonson Crusoe Island, 670 kilometers from the Chilean coast, to check progress in the reconstruction work. Felipe Camiroaga, which encouraged the editions 2009 and 2010 of the International Festival of the song of Via of the sea, knew the island as a child and felt committed to assist locals in overcoming the disaster caused by the earthquake, recalled his friends today.