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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 14 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Far East Air Transport
Registration: PI-C1
C/n / msn: 25436/13991
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mt. Banahaw (   Philippines)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila-Grace Park Airfield, Philippines
Destination airport:Lucena, Quezon (RPUE), Philippines
Narrative:
Struck treetops and crashed into Mount Banahaw at 2650 amsl.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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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