Unfallbericht:Force landed following an engine failure, narrowly missing a row of houses. The DC-3 struck an electricity post and crashed in a rice field. It is reported that the crew tried to takeoff for the second time; the first attempt ended with a forced landing on a taxiway. MATS was not authorized to carry passengers. About one year previous (May 6, 1989) another MATS DC-3 (RP-C82) crashed near Manila, also carrying passengers without being authorized to do so. There were no fatal injuries in that accident though.
|Datum:||26 APR 1990|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Manila Aero Transport System - MATS|
|Triebwerk:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 22|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 24 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||nahe Manila International Airport (MNL) (Philippinen)
|Flugphase:|| Anfangssteigflug (ICL)|
|Betriebsart:||Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug|
|Flug von:||Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippinen|
|Flug nach:||Roxas City Airport (RXS/RPVR), Philippinen|
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.12
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 Manila International Airport to Roxas City 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.