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Crash of a Beechcraft 350 Super King Air in Pansol: 9 killed

Date & Time: Sep 1, 2019 at 1510 LT
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C2296
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Dipolog - Manila
MSN:
FL-196
YOM:
1998
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane was completing an ambulance flight from Dipolog and Manila, carrying seven passengers and a crew of two. While cruising in marginal weather conditions, the airplane went out of control and crashed into several houses located in the city of Pansol, about 40 km southeast of Manila-Ninoy Aquino Airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all nine people on board were killed. There were apparently no injuries on the ground.

Crash of a Boeing 737-85C in Manila

Date & Time: Aug 16, 2018 at 2355 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
B-5498
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Xiamen – Manila
MSN:
37574/3160
YOM:
2010
Flight number:
MF8667
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
157
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Xiamen, the crew started the descent to Manila-Ninoy Aquino Airport by night and poor weather conditions (presence of thunderstorm). On approach to runway 24, the captain decided to make a go-around and followed a circuit for about 15 minutes before completing a second approach to the same runway. After touchdown on runway 24 in heavy rain falls, the airplane deviated to the left then went off runway. While contacting soft ground, the undercarriage were torn off as well as the left engine and the airplane came to rest on its belly some 50 meters to the left. All 165 occupants evacuated safely and there were no injuries. At the time of the accident, the visibility was about 2 km in heavy rain falls with CB's at 1,800 feet and a variable wind from 250°-310° at 11 knots.

Crash of a Canadair BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 in Tacloban

Date & Time: Jan 17, 2015 at 1353 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
RP-C9363
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tacloban - Manila
MSN:
9363
YOM:
2009
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 was flying back to Manila with members of the Philippine government, such as cabinet member and secretary. During the take off on runway 18, the aircraft went out of control for undetermined reason. It veered off runway to the right, went through a grassy and waterlogged area, lost its left main gear and nose gear before coming to rest. All 15 occupants were safely evacuated while the aircraft was severely damaged. At the time of the accident, the weather conditions were considered as marginal due to rain falls and strong winds caused by the tropical storm Amang. The passengers were flying back to the capital city after taking part to the celebrations commemorating the official visit of Pope Francis.

Crash of a BAe 146-200 in Balesin

Date & Time: Oct 19, 2013 at 1149 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C5525
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manila - Balesin
MSN:
E2031
YOM:
1985
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
68
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a charter flight from Manila to Balesin with several tourists en route to the Balesin Island Club. After landing, aircraft overrun, lost its nose gear and came to rest in the Lamon Bay, dozen yards off shore. All 75 occupants were uninjured while the aircraft is considered as write off. It was raining at the time of the accident and runway was wet.

Crash of a Beechcraft Queen Air 80 in Manila: 14 killed

Date & Time: Dec 10, 2011 at 1415 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
RP-C824
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Manila - San Jose
MSN:
LD-021
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
14
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from runway 13/31 at Manila-Ninoy Aquino Airport, pilot informed ATC about engine problems and elected to return. Aircraft continued to fly in a flat attitude for few seconds with an engine buffeting. Pilot executed a left turn when aircraft dove into the ground and crashed in the suburb of Parañaque City in a huge explosion. On impact, aircraft hit several houses and a school and ground damages were important. All three occupants of the aircraft and eleven people on the ground (among them three children) were killed. Twenty other people were injured.
Probable cause:
Engine failure after take off.

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 an Antonov AN-12 near Mexico: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 21, 2010 at 2050 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UP-AN216
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Cebu City - Angeles City
MSN:
4 020 01
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
In flight, a short circuit occurred in the on board electrical system, according to the Philippines Board of investigations. This was followed by one or more engine failure, forcing the crew to divert to the nearest airport. Unfortunately, this was not possible and eventually, crew decided to make an emergency landing in a paddy field. Aircraft came to rest on an embankment and was destroyed by impact and post impact fire. Three crew were killed as three others were seriously injured.
Probable cause:
In flight short-circuit on the electrical system.

Crash of a GAF Nomad N22 in Cotabato City: 9 killed

Date & Time: Jan 28, 2010 at 1138 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
18
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Cotabato City - Zamboanga
MSN:
018
YOM:
1975
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
Aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff in a residential area located near the airport. All eight occupants were killed as one person on ground. It appears that an engine failed shortly after rotation.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in Manila: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 17, 2009 at 1238 LT
Registration:
RP-C550
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Manila - Puerto Princesa
MSN:
14292/25737
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, crew informed ATC about technical problems and elected to return to Manila-Ninoy Aquino airport. The aircraft was vectorised to runway 06 but crashed in an abandoned warehouse located 3,5 kilometres short of runway 06. All four occupants were killed. The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa carrying six drums of aircraft fuel.