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Crash of a Beechcraft Queen Air 80 in Tuguegarao

Date & Time: Nov 29, 2010 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C1111
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Basco-Tuguegarao
MSN:
LC-270
YOM:
1968
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
In flight, crew encountered technical problems and elected to divert for an emergency landing. Aircraft stalled and crashed in a river. All thirteen occupants, among them two children, were safely evacuated. Aircraft damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Philippines: 7 killed

Date & Time: Apr 2, 2009 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C764
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Tuguegarao-Maconacon
MSN:
0318
YOM:
1973
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:

The aircraft left Tuguegarao airport at 0855LT and did not arrived at its destination. Search and rescue teams found the debris and the dead bodied thirteen days later in a dense vegetated and mountainous terrain. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were considered as fine but probably decreased during flight.

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Tuguegarao: 3 killed

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2003 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C868
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Maconacon-Tuguegarao
MSN:
0725
YOM:
1974
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
On approach to Tuguegarao airport, the crew lost the runway sight and the aircraft collided with a wooded mountain located 3 km from airport. All three occupants were killed.