Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 7 December 1999
Time:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E
Operator:Asian Spirit
Registration: RP-C3883
C/n / msn: 851429
First flight: 1989
Engines: 2 Walter M-601E
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kasibu (   Philippines) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:Cauayan Airport (CYZ/RPUY), Philippines
Flightnumber: 100
Narrative:
Asian Spirit Flight 100 departed Manila Domestic Airport at 08:34 for a flight to Cauayan, ETA there being 09:40. Last message and contact was at 09:19 when the flight contacted Cauayan stating that they were 96 km out and their new estimate of arrival of 09:37.
Captain on the flight was Rolando Salandanan, with over 10,000 flying hours and former vice president for operations of Pacific Air.


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Manila Bulletin
» Manila Times
» Philippine Star
» Tommy Maurer


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Distance from Manila International Airport to Cauayan Airport as the crow flies is 279 km (174 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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