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For reasons under investigation, the wooden ship in which they were travelling was impacted by another larger vessel.
A broad operation seeks to find the whereabouts of the missing person.
The crewman of a wooden boat died after colliding with a barge, in a maritime accident that was recorded past noon south of Isla Tabón, in the Gulf of Ancud, in the Los Lagos Region.
The Algerian barge, 40 meters long and 10 meters wide, for reasons under investigation, hit the Super Sol motorboat , with license plate of Puerto Montt.
After the accident, a second crewman is missing and a third survived injured .
The captain of the regional capital port and current sea governor, Felipe González Iturriaga, said the emergency call was received at the radio station in Calbuco, where he was warned of the accident.
“Immediately all the maritime and aerial means were arranged to move to the sector, and we are currently in search of a missing person,” Gonzalez said, adding that “this smaller vessel was with three crew members.”
There are approximately eight ships that are in the immediate vicinity of where the accident was, in the search of the person who is missing. In addition, aerial means fly over the area.