Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 13 December 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Philair
Registration: RP-C287
C/n / msn: 14673/26118
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Zapote (   Philippines)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An emergency landing was made in a field due to an engine failure 5 minutes after takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 208


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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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