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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207723
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:11:21 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32RT-300T Lance II
Owner/operator:Lite Air Express
Registration: RP-C299
MSN: 32R-7985036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bulacan, Plaridel airport (RPUX) -   Philippines
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Plaridel airport (RPUX)
Destination airport:Laoag International Airport (RPLI)
The 6-seater plane crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 35 on a residential area, killing the 5 occupants on board, 5 on the ground. There was a post-impact fire.
The plane carried 3 passengers, a pilot, and a chief mechanic. The plane manifest listed 6 people on board, a CAAP representative informed local officials that the co-pilot did not board the plane.There was a post-impact fire.

Five persons were killed on the ground.
According to the police's chief inspector, a family inside the house, where the airplane fell, was eating when the incident happened. A mother, a grandmother and three children died in the house as a result of the crash.
CAAP's accident investigators and a team from Flight Safety & Inspectorate Service (FSIS) was immediately dispatched to the crash site.
CAAP said that all aircraft operated by Lite Air Express are grounded pending results of the investigation.

* Media reports suggest the aircraft was a 'six-seater Piper PA-23'. However, RP-C299 (registration also noted in the wreckage), belongs to a Piper PA-32RT-300T Lance II, also a six-seater aircraft.




Revision history:

17-Mar-2018 06:36 Iceman 29 Added
17-Mar-2018 06:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
17-Mar-2018 06:43 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 06:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 06:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 06:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
17-Mar-2018 07:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 07:21 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Photo, ]
17-Mar-2018 07:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 07:41 RP-C206 Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 07:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 09:17 gerard57 Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 09:40 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 12:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 14:53 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
17-Mar-2018 15:43 goldfish85 Updated [Cn]
17-Mar-2018 18:59 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 19:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Photo, ]
17-Mar-2018 19:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
18-Mar-2018 11:09 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]

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