Accident description
Last updated: 20 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 5 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-23619
C/n / msn: 9481
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Negros Island (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iloilo-Mandurriao Airport (ILO/RPVI), Philippines
Destination airport:Cebu-Lahug Airport, Philippines
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a mountain.

Events:

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» BAAA-ACRO
» MARC 15029


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Distance from Iloilo-Mandurriao Airport to Cebu-Lahug Airport as the crow flies is 154 km (96 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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Douglas DC-3

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