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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 29 March 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Operator:Air Manila International
Registration: RP-C874
C/n / msn: 17
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Baguio-Loakan Airport (BAG) (   Philippines)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Baguio-Loakan Airport (BAG/RPUB), Philippines
Narrative:
The right main landing gear collapsed after landing, causing the plane to swerve off the runway. Cause of the landing gear failure was the fact that the corroded lower lug of the oleo strut broke.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Aviation Letter


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