Accident Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3) PI-C16,
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Date:Thursday 14 July 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: PI-C16
MSN: 13908
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Mindanao -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dipolog Airport (DPL/RPMG)
Destination airport:Zamboanga Airport (ZAM/RPMZ)
Bad weather at the intended destination Zamboanga forced the crew of the PAL DC-3 to divert to Cebu. Fuel exhaustion then forced the crew to ditch their plane in shallow water, 40 yards off the Mindanao shore.



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