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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 7 May 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-35-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: PI-C98
C/n / msn: 33491/16743
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Daet and Manila (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Daet-Camarines Norte Airport (DTE/RPUD), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.
A time bomb delivered to the aircraft by two ex-convicts who were hired for the job by a woman and a man who were attempting to kill the woman's husband, a passenger on the aircraft.

Sources:
» The Southeast Missourian - Sep 26, 1949


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Distance from Daet-Camarines Norte Airport to Manila International Airport as the crow flies is 214 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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