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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 15 October 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3C)
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: PI-C142
C/n / msn: 13397
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:26 km (16.3 mls) NE of Tuguegarao (   Philippines)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Emergency landing in a rice paddy.
The airplane was repaired and re-registered to PI-C142 in 1954. The airplane finally crashed into Mt. Baco on November 23, 1960, killing all 33 on board.

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (170)
» Philippines Supreme Court G.R. No. L-54470 May 8, 1990


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