Narrative:PAL flight 475, departed Manila (MNL) about 05:10 in the morning on a flight to Butuan (BXU).
|Date:||26 OCT 2007|
|Operator:||Philippine Air Lines|
|C/n / msn:|| 753|
|First flight:|| 1997-10-30 (9 years 12 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-5B4|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 148|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Butuan Airport (BXU) (Philippines)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines|
|Destination airport:||Butuan Airport (BXU/RPWE), Philippines|
The A320 landed at Butuan's single runway 12/30 (6,450 feet long) and overran. The airplane went down a small slope and ended up between trees.
» 19 hurt as PAL plane overshoots runway in Butuan airport (Inquirer.net, 26-10-2007)
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-Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Butuan Airport as the crow flies is 781 km (488 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.