Narrative:The no. 1 engine ran down and TGT rose to 850deg. C. The aircraft, on base leg for an approach to Mactan, lost height and ditched. The airplane sank in 17 feet of water.
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water
|Date:||Sunday 17 July 1977|
|Operator:||Philippine Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 2107|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||off Mactan Island ( Philippines)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
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.