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Last updated: 7 October 2015
Fecha:domingo 26 abril 1987
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C46D-15-CU Commando
Registración: RP-C189
Numéro de série: 33421
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:22 km (13.8 milles) de la costa de Panay (   Filipinas)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roxas City Airport (RXS/RPVR), Filipinas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Filipinas
The plane ditched into the Sibuyan Sea after engine failure (sudden drop of oil pressure) with 6.5 metric tons of seafood on board.

» Heinz Rentmeister (E-mail, 5-8-2008)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Roxas City Airport to Manila Airport as the crow flies is 372 km (233 miles).

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.
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