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Last updated: 20 January 2021
Date:Tuesday 13 December 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Registration: RP-C287
C/n / msn: 26118/14673
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Zapote (   Philippines)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:?
An emergency landing was made in a field due to an engine failure 5 minutes after takeoff.

» Aviation Letter 208


photo of Douglas-C-47B-RP-C287
accident date: 13-12-1983
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: RP-C287
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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