ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4) PI-C100 Laoag, Philippines 
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Last updated: 5 December 2022
Date:Saturday 11 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-DO (DC-4)
Operator:Far East Air Transport
Registration: PI-C100
C/n / msn: 3106
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 42
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:130 km (81.3 mls) W off Laoag, Philippines (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai (unknown airport), China
Destination airport:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
An in-flight fire in the no. 2 engine forced the crew to ditch the plane.


» Piston Engine Airliner Production List / A.B. Eastwood, J. Roach, 1996


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.

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