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Date:Sunday 26 April 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Unknown
Registration: RP-C189
MSN: 33421
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:22 km (13.8 mls) off Panay (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Roxas City Airport (RXS/RPVR), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Narrative:
The plane ditched into the Sibuyan Sea after engine failure (sudden drop of oil pressure) with 6.5 metric tons of seafood on board.

Sources:
» Heinz Rentmeister (E-mail, 5-8-2008)


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photo of Curtiss-C-46D-Commando-RP-C189
accident date: 26-04-1987
type: Curtiss C-46D Commando
registration: RP-C189
 

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Roxas City Airport to Manila Airport as the crow flies is 372 km (233 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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