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Date:Saturday 6 May 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3C)
Operator:Manila Aero Transport System - MATS
Registration: RP-C82
MSN: 20209
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Manila (   Philippines)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DC-3 left the runway following an engine failure and crashed. The aircraft carried 16 passengers without being authorized to do so.
Approx one year later (April 26, 1990) a similar accident happened when a MATS DC-3 (RP-C81) crashed near Manila following an engine failure. This aircraft also carried passengers without authorization.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 271
» Flight International 22 July 1989


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