Date: November 11, 2002
Time: 06:09
Location: Manila, Philippines
Operator: Laoag International Airlines
Flight #: 585
Route: Manila - Laoag
AC Type: Fokker F27 Friendship 100
Registration: RP-C6888
cn / ln: 10571
Aboard: 34   (passengers:29  crew:5)
Fatalities: 19   (passengers:18  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane experienced failure of the left engine shortly after taking off from Ninoy Aquino airport. The pilot declared and emergency and the aircraft ditched into Manila Bay and breaking up about one-half mile offshore. Fuel starvation. Failure of the pilot and co-pilot to check the fuel valve and failure to observe safety standards and measures. Poor management and maintenance procedures.

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