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Last updated: 25 March 2019
Date:Monday 30 August 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3S model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-117D Super DC-3
Operator:Mabuhay Airways
Registration: RP-C473
C/n / msn: 43327
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Wright R-1820
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santa Rosa (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Lipa-Fernando Air Base (RPUL), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
The Super DC-3 was to be flown to Manila for a lease to Crown Cargo Express when it struck power lines. The aircraft crashed into a rice field.

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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 Lipa-Fernando Air Base to Manila Airport as the crow flies is 62 km (39 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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