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Crash of an IAI 1124A Westwind II in Manila: 8 killed

Date & Time: Mar 29, 2020 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C5880
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manila - Tokyo
MSN:
353
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was engaged in an ambulance flight carrying one Canadian patient with Covid-19 and medical staff to Tokyo-Haneda Airport. While taking off from runway 06 at Manila-Ninoy Aquino Airport, the aircraft went out of control and crashed near the runway end, by the West Service Road, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and all eight occupants were killed.

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 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 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.

Crash of a NAMC YS-11 in Manila

Date & Time: Nov 16, 2006 at 1425 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C3590
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tacloban-Manille
MSN:
2106
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing a charter flight from Tacloban on behalf of the Central Bank of The Philippines. On landing, the aircraft veered off runway and was damaged beyond repair. No injury among nine occupants.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Manila: 19 killed

Date & Time: Nov 11, 2002 at 0607 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
RP-C6888
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manille-Laoag-Basco
MSN:
10571
YOM:
1978
Flight number:
LPN585
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
29
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
19

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-7 in Manila

Date & Time: Sep 5, 2002 at 1820 LT
Operator:
Registration:
RP-C2788
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manille-Caticlan
MSN:
089
YOM:
1982
Flight number:
RIT897
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Beechcraft H18 in Manila

Date & Time: Nov 21, 2001 at 1715 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
RP-C692
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sandoval-Manille
MSN:
BA-763
YOM:
1969
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain in Manila

Date & Time: Jan 9, 1998 at 1935 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N4111M
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manille-Saipan
MSN:
31-8352001
YOM:
1983
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0