Mabuhay Airways

Mabuhay Airways Saturday October 19, 1974
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.

Crash Details

DateSaturday October 19, 1974
LocationCalapan, Philippines
Passengers4
Crew4
Fatalities1
Survivors7
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorMabuhay Airways
RegistrationRP-C643
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Calapan, Philippines
Mabuhay Airways
Douglas DC-3
1974