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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:lundi 21 décembre 1964
Heure:18:40
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Compagnie:Fleming Airways System Transport
Immatriculation: PI-C569
Numéro de série: 20396
Année de Fabrication: 1944
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 36
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 39
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Numancia Aklan (   Philippines)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Charter National
Aéroport de départ:Kalibo Airport (KLO/RPVK), Philippines
Aéroport de destination:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Détails:
The DC-3 took off from Kalibo runway 05 at 1740 for a flight to Manila. Some 20 minutes after takeoff, while climbing to 2200 feet, the no. 1 engine began to vibrate. Oil pressure dropped and oil temperature increased. The engine was shut down and the prop feathered. The crew elected to return to Kalibo, but weather was poor and the pilots failed to make visual contact with Kalibo. Course was changed to Bacolod and an attempt was made to climb to 2000 feet in order to clear obstructing terrain. Even with METO power on the no. 2 engine it was not possible to climb; the DC-3 couldn't even maintain its present altitude. At 500 feet altitude the pilot decided to ditch the plane, but it collided with coconut trees located 500 feet from the Barrio Camansi Norte shoreline and crashed on the muddy bed of an abandoned fishpond.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure to maintain safe single-engine speed and altitude following failure of the left engine. The precipitation and poor visibility prevailing at the time of the accident over Kalibo and its vicinity and the failure on the part of the maintenance personnel to take action to correct discrepancies logged in the aircraft log-book, individually or collectively contributed to the cause of the accident"

Sources:
» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (137-141)


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Kalibo Airport et Manila International Airport est de 345 km (216 miles).

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