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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Saturday 14 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Far East Air Transport
Registration: PI-C1
MSN: 25436/13991
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mt. Banahaw (   Philippines)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila-Grace Park Airfield, Philippines
Destination airport:Lucena, Quezon (RPUE), Philippines
Narrative:
Struck treetops and crashed into Mount Banahaw at 2650 amsl.

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2425th loss
  • 760th fatal accident
  • 159th worst accident (at the time)
  • 440th worst accident (currently)
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  • 7th worst accident (at the time)
  • 37th worst accident (currently)
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