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Last updated: 4 August 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 18 Mai 1947
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force)
Kennzeichen: 1002
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) NW of Malaybalay (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO/RPMC), Philippinen
Flug nach:Bacolod Airport (BCD/RPVB), Philippinen
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the side of Mount Katanglad. It was thought that incorrect maps showed the elevation as 7900 feet instead of 9300 feet. The airplane was on its way to Paris to return Filipino Vice President Quirino to the Philippines.

Informationsquelle:
» Ludington Daily News - May 22, 1947
» Prescott Evening Courier - May 21, 1947


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Distance from Cotabato-Awang Airport to Bacolod Airport as the crow flies is 409 km (256 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.
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