ASN Aircraft accident NAMC YS-11A-500 RP-C3592 Masbate Airport (MBT)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Wednesday 2 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic YS11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
NAMC YS-11A-500
Operator:Asian Spirit
Registration: RP-C3592
MSN: 2108
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 543-10J/K
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Masbate Airport (MBT) (   Philippines)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:Masbate Airport (MBT/RPVJ), Philippines
Flightnumber: 321
At 07:20, when Asian Spirit flight 321 was 10 miles out, the Masbate controller reported winds 050 at 11 kts, gusting to 14 kts. At 07:35 the pilot flew a right base and turned onto finals for runway 21. The crew was advised that wind was now 040 degrees at 10 knots, gusting to 14 knots and caution advised for landing.
The YS-11 overshot the runway and impacted a concrete airport perimeter fence. The right main landing gear collapsed and the airplane sustained damage to the right hand engine.

Runway excursion (overrun)

» Plane overshoots runway in Masbate City (ABS-CBN 2-1-2008)


photo of NAMC-YS-11A-500-RP-C3592
accident date: 02-01-2008
type: NAMC YS-11A-500
registration: RP-C3592

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 Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Masbate Airport as the crow flies is 367 km (229 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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