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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187030
Last updated: 25 June 2020
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Date:26-APR-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Cebu Pacific Air
Registration: RP-C3237
C/n / msn: 5045
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dumaguete Airport (DGT/RPVD) -   Philippines
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL/RPLL)
Destination airport:Dumaguete Airport (DGT/RPVD)
Narrative:
After landing at Dumaguete Airport, Philippines, the pilot of Cebu Pacific Air flight 5J629 made a visual inspection of the aircraft and found branches and leaves on the right main landing gear. The right landing gear was found to be leaking hydraulic fluid.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320, had landed on runway 09 followin a flight from Manila. Satellite imagery from the airport environment does not show any trees or shrubs in the final approach path. Nor is there any vegetation at the departure end of the Manila runway.


The incident aircraft was ferried back to Manila on April 29 and re-entered service the same day.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/les-enquetes/les-evenements-notifies/detail/event/collision-avec-des-arbres-en-courte-finale-1/


Images:

Photo of RP-C3237 courtesy AirHistory.net


Toulouse - Blagnac (LFBO / TLS)
15 March 2012; (c) T.Laurent

Revision history:

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07-May-2016 10:42 harro Added

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