A small plane with nine people crashed without leaving any victims Front of Ecuadorian island of San Cristobalin it Galapagos tourist archipelago (1,000 km from the continental coast), reported the local emergency service.
“There are no missing or deceased people,” said the ECU911 Security Servicealso noting that “all people are in good health”,
According to the public body, “nine people, including crew and passengers of the aircraft,” arrived at the Tiburón dock in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (capital of San Cristóbal) and were taken to a hospital.
Among the group was a Chilean citizen
In a video released by the emergency service, several people, including a woman with a girl in her arms, are seen leaving the pier on foot accompanied by soldiers and in the rain.
The organization also indicated that it coordinated with institutions of the public force and the Ministry of Health the “attention (…) about a small plane that had fallen into the sea approximately one mile (1.6 km) from the beach Punta Carola“, in San Cristóbal, one of the populated islands located to the east of the island province.
In that framework, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation of Ecuador (DAC) indicated that it is an aircraft HC-CXK that covered the route San Cristobal-Isabela and now the causes of the accident that caused this dramatic event are being investigated.