Date: March 17, 1957
Time: c 01:30
Location: Near Cebu, Philippines
Operator: Military - Philippine Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Cebu - Manila
AC Type: Douglas C-47-A-75-DL Skytrain
Registration: 2100925
cn / ln: 19388
Aboard: 25   (passengers:22  crew:3)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:21  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane had just taken off from Cebu bound for Manila when it crashed 20 miles NW of the city. President Ramon Magsaysay, 50, of the Philippines died along with twenty-three others when the plane struck Mt. Manunggal. Magsaysay was on a campaigning trip for reelection. Metal fatigue.

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