Narrative:The plane left Manila around 06:10 on a domestic flight to Caticlan (MPH). The airplane undershot runway 06 when it landed.
|Date:||Sunday 11 January 2009|
|C/n / msn:|| 0704|
|First flight:|| 2008|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127J|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Caticlan-Malay Airport (MPH) (Philippines)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines|
|Destination airport:||Caticlan-Malay Airport (MPH/RPVE), Philippines|
The plane swerved sharply to the left when it touched the runway after the initial impact and hit a concrete barrier seriously damaging its nose. The plane's landing gears and propellers also suffered major damage. Three airport personnel were injured because they were hit by debris when the plane crashed against the concrete perimeter fence.
The Caticlan Airport has a single runway (06/24) measuring 810 m (2657 ft) in length.
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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 Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Caticlan-Malay Airport as the crow flies is 303 km (189 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.