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Last updated: 18 November 2018
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Datum:Sonntag 25 Juli 1971
Zeit:13:21
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: N461PA
Werknummer: 19371/653
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) ENE of Manila International Airport (MNL) (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Guam International Airport (GUM/PGUM),
Flug nach:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippinen
Flugnummer:PA6005
Unfallbericht:
The Boeing, named "Clipper Rising Sun", was on a cargo flight from San Francisco via Honolulu, Guam and Manila to Saigon. While on a VOR/DME approach to Manila runway 24, the aircraft struck Mount Kamunay at an altitude of 2525 feet (770 m).
PROBABLE CAUSE: Improper crew-coordination, which caused a premature descent.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 118-AN/88 (193-200)


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Distance from Guam International Airport to Manila International Airport as the crow flies is 2553 km (1595 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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