ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 500 Citation I RP-C1500 Mount Balatukan
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Date:Saturday 1 February 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operator:Airspan Corp.
Registration: RP-C1500
MSN: 500-0225
First flight: 1974
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Balatukan (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Butuan Airport (BXU/RPWE), Philippines
Destination airport:Cagayan de Oro-Lumbia Airport (CGY/RPML), Philippines
Crashed into mountain between Butuan and Cagayan.


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photo of Cessna-500 Citation-I-PH-SAW
accident date: 01-02-1997
type: Cessna 500 Citation I
registration: PH-SAW

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Butuan Airport to Cagayan de Oro-Lumbia Airport as the crow flies is 112 km (70 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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