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Accident description
Last updated: 13 February 2016
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Date:Wednesday 23 April 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-191
Operator:Filipinas Orient Airways
Registration: PI-C947
C/n / msn: 1909
First flight: 1937
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manila International Airport (MNL) (   Philippines)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Roxas City Airport (RXS/RPVR), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Narrative:
Swerved off runway 24 for 200 feet over rough scrubland.

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Distance from Roxas City Airport to Manila International Airport as the crow flies is 372 km (233 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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