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Date:Wednesday 7 February 2007
Time:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:P. Pichay
Registration: RP-C1047
MSN: 654
First flight: 1971-08-16 (35 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: unk
Location:off Suba-Basbas (   Philippines)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO/RPMD), Philippines
Destination airport:Cebu Airport (CEB/RPVM), Philippines
The Islander departed Davao (DVO) at 07:19 and was expected to arrive at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport to refuel by 09:30. On approach to the airport, the pilot reported engine vibrations. The airplane ditched just offshore.

» Engine trouble downs solon’s plane (Sun Star, 8-2-2007)


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
16 AUG 1971 G-AYXF first flight
H4-WPB Western Pacific Air Service
RP-C1047 Paradise Air Service
RP-C1047 P. Pichay

» source: Werner Fischdick

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 Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport to Cebu Airport as the crow flies is 396 km (248 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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