- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 19, 1974
Time: 01:15
Location: Calapan, Philippines
Operator: Mabuhay Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: RP-C643
cn / ln: 15551/26996
Aboard: 8   (passengers:4  crew:4)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: One hour after takeoff, cruising at FL85, the No.1 engine had to be shut down due to severe vibrations and backfiring. The crew chose to divert to Calapan. At 900 ft over Calapan, the controls began to shake and control of the aircraft was lost. The aircraft was ditched 700 feet offshore.
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