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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:woensdag 29 juni 1966
Tijd:ca 12:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Philippine Air Lines
Registratie: PI-C17
Constructienummer: 20573
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 22 / inzittenden: 24
Totaal:slachtoffers: 26 / inzittenden: 28
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Sablayan (   Filippijnen)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mamburao Airport (MBO/RPUM), Filippijnen
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Vluchtnummer: 785
Beschrijving:
Flight 785 took off from Mamburao at 12:04 for a flight to San Jose. After requesting terminal weather information at 12:15 nothing more was heard from the flight. The DC-3 was later found to have crashed at 2300 feet msl in a ravine of the northern slope of Mount Rabańgan (3500 ft high).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudgement of the terrain clearance of which resulted to the collision with trees. IMC enroute accompanied by severe turbulence and strong gusty wind over the crash site was a contributory factor."

Bronnen:
» ICAO Circular 96-AN/79


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3810e ongeval
  • 1499e dodelijk ongeval
  • 64e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 90e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Filippijnen
  • 10e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 20e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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