Unfallbericht:Flight 984 departed Cotobato at 09:40 for a 45-minute flight to Davao.
|Datum:||02 MRZ 1963|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Philippine Air Lines|
|Triebwerk:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 27 / Insassen: 27 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Mt. Boca (Philippinen)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Betriebsart:||Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug|
|Flug von:||Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO/RPMC), Philippinen|
|Flug nach:||Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO/RPMD), Philippinen|
Nothing more was heard from the flight after a request for Davao weather. The plane was later found to have crashed into Mt. Boca at 3000 feet, 50 miles SE of Davao.
PROBABLE CAUSE: "The probable cause of the accident was due to navigational error, en-route and during let-down. Contributory factors were the limited visibility and the crosswind, all existing on the final phase of the flight."
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume II, Circular 78-AN/66 (159-162)
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 Cotabato-Awang Airport to Davao City-Francisco Bangoy International Airport as the crow flies is 158 km (99 miles).
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.