Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 27 April 1967
Time:17:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400
Operator:Fokker
Registration: PK-PFB
C/n / msn: 10306
First flight: 1966
Total airframe hrs:441
Cycles:337
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 21
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,3 km (0.8 mls) from Malaybalay Airport (   Philippines) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Demonstration
Departure airport:Malaybalay (RPMY), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft took off for a demonstration flight but crashed on a hill 1,3 km from the runway end.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The poor pilot judgement for taking off towards the direction where the terrain is unsuitable for single engine performance. Contributory factors: "1) The gross takeoff weight which was more than that allowed to clear the rising terrain along the flight path; and 2) Inadequate available data regarding Malabalay Airport."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 107-AN/81 (102-107)
» Willem Wendt


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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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