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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 Rockwell Aero Commander 560 in Philippines: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 22, 1971
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manila - Marinduque
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On a flight from Manila to Marinduque, the twin engine aircraft exploded in mid-air and crashed. All four occupants were killed. The cause of the explosion remains unknown.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 on Mindanao Island: 19 killed

Date & Time: Feb 7, 1969
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
16
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
19
Circumstances:
While completing a liaison flight, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances somewhere on Mindanao Island. The wreckage was found a week later in the jungle and all 19 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Martin P5M-2 Marlin in Philippines: 12 killed

Date & Time: Aug 2, 1962
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
135478
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
12
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
12
Circumstances:
While on a patrol flight over the Philippines, the seaplane struck the slope of a mountain and was completely destroyed. All 12 crew members were killed.
Probable cause:
It is believed the accident was the consequence of a navigation error.

Crash of a Douglas C-47B-35-DK into the Lamon Bay: 13 killed

Date & Time: May 5, 1949 at 1600 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PI-C98
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Daet – Manila
MSN:
16743/33491
YOM:
1945
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Circumstances:
En route from Daet to Manila, the aircraft exploded in the air and crashed into the Lamon Bay. Few debris were found in water and all 13 occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Disintegration of the aircraft in the air due to the explosion of a time bomb placed in the rear of the cabin by two ex-convicts who were hired for the job by a woman and a man who were attempting to kill the woman's husband, a passenger in the aircraft.