- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 02, 1998
Time: c 11:00
Location: Cagyan de Oro, Philippines
Operator: Cebu Pacific Air
Flight #: 387
Route: Tacloban - Cagayan de Oro
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: RP-C1507
cn / ln: 47069/175
Aboard: 104   (passengers:99  crew:5)
Fatalities: 104   (passengers:99  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Flight 387 originated in Manila on a flight to Tacloban and Cagayan de Oro. The aircraft crashed while on approach to Cagay de Oro into a remote mountainous area. Wreckage was found near the town of Pagalungan, NE of Cagay de Oro. The last radio message from the pilot was "leveling off at 5,000 feet sir." The cockpit voice recorder revealed that the GPWS warned of terrain a dozen times just before impact. The crew apparently got lost in a cloud, never realizing they were headed into a mountain. Pilot error, inadequate training standards and deficient equipment.
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