Narrative:The DC-3 crashed and burned on a thickly forested mountain slope at 1500 feet msl.
|Date:||Monday 8 March 1965|
|C/n / msn:|| 4892|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Total airframe hrs:||31929|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mt Tangcong Vaca (Philippines)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines|
|Destination airport:||Naga Airport (WNP/RPUN), Philippines|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudgment of the terrain clearance which resulted to collision with trees."
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (32-35)
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 Manila International Airport to Naga Airport as the crow flies is 262 km (164 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.