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Date:Sunday 25 July 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
Operator:Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 36 / Occupants: 36
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Madiac (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft went missing in bad weather while on a flight to the Antique Province. The wreckage was located four days later on Mount Madiac, 250 miles south of Manila.

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Sources:
» Youngstown Vindicator 31 July 1965, p4
» Passauer Neue Presse 27 July 1965, p3


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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3755th loss
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