Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 June 1987
Time:11:03
Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-748-209 Srs. 2
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: RP-C1015
C/n / msn: 1637
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 534-2
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 46 / Occupants: 46
Total:Fatalities: 50 / Occupants: 50
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:19 km (11.9 mls) ESE of Baguio-Loakan Airport (BAG) (   Philippines) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:Baguio-Loakan Airport (BAG/RPUB), Philippines
Flightnumber: 206
Narrative:
Flight PR206 took off form Manila (MNL) at 10:10 on a domestic flight to Baguio (BAG). Weather was poor as the HS-748 approached Baguio. The airplane flew into the side of 2100m high Mount Ugo.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 249
» Flight International 11-7-1987


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Distance from Manila International Airport to Baguio-Loakan Airport as the crow flies is 211 km (132 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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