Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 8 March 1965
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operator:Fairways
Registration: PI-C948
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: 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
Flightnumber: 43
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed and burned on a thickly forested mountain slope at 1500 feet msl.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Misjudgment of the terrain clearance which resulted to collision with trees."

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 (32-35)


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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.
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