Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 20 Mai 1964
Zeit:ca 10:00
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Fluggesellschaft:Philippine Air Lines
Kennzeichen: PI-C51
Werknummer: 68
Baujahr: 1955
Betriebsstunden:7197
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sibuco Point (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Siocon Airport (XSO), Philippinen
Flug nach:Zamboanga Airport (ZAM/RPMZ), Philippinen
Flugnummer:26/25
Unfallbericht:
Crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot continued to fly VFR into unfavourable weather over the jagged shoreline with practically zero visibility due to heavy rain. There was a heavy squall at the time and at the scene of the accident. Weather conditions in the Western Mindanao area during the day of the accident were generally unfavourable for VFR flights. When the pilot took off from Siocon the ceiling at the destination, Zamboanga, was below IFR minima."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 82-AN/69 (15-18)


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Distance from Siocon Airport to Zamboanga Airport as the crow flies is 87 km (54 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.
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