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Last updated: 19 November 2017
Fecha:domingo 17 marzo 1957
Hora:ca 01:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force)
Registración: 2100925
Numéro de série: 19388
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 25 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:35 km (21.9 milles) NW of Cebu (   Filipinas)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Official state flight
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cebu-Lahug Airport, Filipinas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manila-Nichols Air Base (MNL/RPLL), Filipinas
Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay boarded his presidential C-47 plane at Cebu for a flight back to Manila (MNL). The airplane took off at night.
While the plane was climbing, the spindle drive shaft of the right engine carburetor snapped, causing a power failure. The airplane flew into the slopes of Mount Manunggal.

» The Milwaukee Sentinel - Mar 17, 1957
» 1957 Cebu Douglas C-47 crash, (last visited June 12, 2009)


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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 Cebu-Lahug Airport to Manila-Nichols Air Base as the crow flies is 558 km (348 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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