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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 22 November 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Philippine Air Express
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Rizal province (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:Iloilo International Airport (ILO/RPVI), Philippines
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea. Conflicting reports indicate all 4 or 5 on board died.

Sources:
» Morning Tribune 26 November 1947, p14


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Distance from Manila Airport to Iloilo International Airport as the crow flies is 436 km (273 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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