A plane accident occurred this afternoon in the rural sector of Ilihue, in the town of Lago Ranco, Los Ríos region.
private helicopter crashed into the middle of the body of water, with at least four occupants.
Sources in Santiago confirmed to Clarín that the former president died in the accident.
According to the first information, the helicopter took off in the middle of a day of rain that affects the area and, after a few minutes of flight, it lost lift and fell.
Until now, the identity and fate of the occupants are unknown.
According to preliminary police records, today at 2:57 p.m. a telephone call was received to the Lago Ranco Tenancy guard, reporting that “in said sector an aircraft, apparently a helicopter, had been crashed by Carabineros personnel and "Navy go to the place to verify the veracity of the procedure."