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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139930
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ayres S-2R-G10 Thrush
Registration: RP-R1272
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Datu Abdul village, Panabo City, in Davao del Norte province -   Philippines
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A light plane used for spraying pesticides crashed over a banana plantation in southern Philippines early Friday, killing its pilot. Reports indicate that the aircraft "got into difficulties" shortly after take off.

In later reports, the pilot was named as Captain Napoleon Emia, who was seriously injuured in the crash. He was rushed to hospital, where he was declared to be dead on arrival

The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board determined that the probable cause of the accident was the inability of the pilot to recover from a sudden nose up attitude of the aircraft after dumping the chemicals.


Revision history:

17-Nov-2011 23:58 gerard57 Added
18-Nov-2011 19:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2016 19:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]

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