Narrative:The aircraft took off for a demonstration flight but crashed on a hill 1,3 km from the runway end.
|Date:||Thursday 27 April 1967|
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400
|C/n / msn:|| 10306|
|First flight:|| 1966|
|Total airframe hrs:||441|
|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)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Malaybalay (RPMY), Philippines|
Probable Cause: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."
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 107-AN/81 (102-107)
» Willem Wendt
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.