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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 31 October 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Village Airways
Registration: RP-C138
MSN: 20811
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:off Davao (   Philippines)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Davao-Mati Airport (DVO/RPMD), Philippines
Destination airport:Manila International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Missing between Davao and Manila.


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photo of Douglas-C-47B-RP-C138
accident date: 31-10-1984
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: RP-C138

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 Davao-Mati Airport to Manila International Airport as the crow flies is 959 km (599 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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