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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Monday 3 February 1975
Time:23:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-226 Srs. 2
Operator:Philippine Air Lines
Registration: RP-C1028
C/n / msn: 1590
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,8 km (3 mls) SSW of Manila International Airport (MNL) (   Philippines)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport:Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport (IGN/RPWX), Philippines
Narrative:
Two minutes after taking off from Manila runway 30 a no. 2 engine fire was reported. The flight was cleared for a runway 06 approach, but crashed in a rice field.

Sources:
» Beaver County Times - Feb 3, 1975


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Manila International Airport to Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport as the crow flies is 786 km (491 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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