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Technical assistance to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines – Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board investigation of an accident involving a Beechcraft King Air 350, registered RP-C2298, about 41 km south of Manila, Philippines, 01 September 2019

Investigation number:
AE-2019-054
Status: Active
Investigation in progress

Summary

On 1 September 2019, a Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft registered RP-C2296, on an aeromedical flight from Dipolog Airport to Manila collided with terrain at Brgy. Pansol, Calamba, Laguna, Philippines about 41 km south of Manila. All of the 9 occupants received fatal injuries.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines – Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB) requested assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to download the aircraft’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR).

To facilitate this support and to provide the appropriate protections for the CVR information, the ATSB appointed an accredited representative in accordance with paragraph 5.23 of ICAO Annex 13 and commenced an investigation under the Australian Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

The Philippines AAIIB is responsible for the investigation and release of the investigation report regarding this accident. Any enquiries regarding the investigation should be addressed to the Philippines Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board at the contact details listed below:

Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

Email: aaiib@caap.gov.ph 

Web: www.caap.gov.ph

General details
Date: 01 September 2019   Investigation status: Active  
  Investigation level: Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location: Brgy. Pansol, Calamba, Laguna, about 41 km south of Manila, Philippines   Investigation phase: Evidence collection  
State: International   Occurrence type: Collision with terrain  
  Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Pending   Highest injury level: Fatal  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corp  
Aircraft model B300 (King Air 350)  
Aircraft registration RP-C2296  
Serial number FL-196  
Operator Lionair  
Type of operation Medical Transport  
Sector Turboprop  
Damage to aircraft Destroyed  
Departure point Dipolog Airport, Philippines  
Destination Manila, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines  
Last update 13 November 2019