ASN Aircraft accident GAF Nomad N.22B 18 Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 28 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.22B
Operator:Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas (Philippine Air Force)
Registration: 18
MSN: N22B-18
First flight: 1975-12-15 (34 years 2 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO) (   Philippines)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO/RPMC), Philippines
Destination airport:Zamboanga Airport (ZAM/RPMZ), Philippines
A GAF N22B Nomad plane, operated by the Philippine Air Force, was destroyed when it crashed in a residential area shortly after takeoff from Cotabato-Awang Airport (CBO). The pilot was trying to perform an emergency landing after a suspected engine failure. The airplane crashed in Virgo Subdivision in Rosary Heights 9, killing a woman on the ground.

» (Inquirer, 2-2-2010)


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Distance from Cotabato-Awang Airport to Zamboanga Airport as the crow flies is 238 km (148 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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