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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22613
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:28-AUG-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Owner/operator:Airlink International Aviation
Registration: RPC-771
C/n / msn: 38-79A0056
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Lubang Island -   Philippines
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RPLU (Lubang)
Destination airport:RPLU (Lubang)
Narrative:
Aircraft crashed two kilometers off shore of Lubang Island as student pilot was approaching airport.
Pilot was sole person on board. According to news report, accident is under investigation.
Apparently there was a 15 hour period before Coast Guard was notified of crash.

Sources:

1. CAAP grounds flying schoolu2019s Tomahawk plane
2. Wikipedia: Airlink International Aviation School
3. Coast Guard recovers body of teen pilot from the sea


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Aug-2008 08:14 robbreid Added
31-Aug-2008 12:30 Topaz Updated
13-Jan-2011 16:03 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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