2008 in Chile

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2008
in
Chile

Decades:
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The following lists events that happened during 2008 in Chile.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

Eruption of the volcano Llaima.

February[edit]

  • February 27: Aerial tragedy in Peñalolé. A Carabineros training plane crashes in the Municipal Stadium of Peñalolén, killing its six crew members and six other people who were on the premises.[4]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

Destruction caused by the eruption of Chaitén Volcano.

Julio[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 29: Putre tragedy, nine girls from the Cumbres School die after the bus overturns.

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 3: A 400-gram TNT pump is placed in the offices of the Manufacturing Development Corporation (SOFOFA). Around two thousand people who worked in the building are evacuated, the GOPE manages to deactivate the bomb a few minutes before it explodes. Nobody is convicted of the attempted attack, however, several antisystemic groups are suspected.[7]
  • October 26: Municipal Elections.

November[edit]

December[edit]

References[edit]