Airplane Crash - Agana, Guam 06/04/1976

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Agana, Guam


Date06/04/1976
Time14:48
LocationAgana, Guam
OperatorAir Manila
Flight #702
RouteWake Island - Guam - Manila
TypeLockheed 188A Electra
RegistrationRP-C1061
Cn/In1007
Aboard45
Fatalities45
Ground1
SummaryThe No. 3 engine failed during the takeoff roll as the plane left Agana Naval Air Station. The aircraft began to rise but struck terrain and exploded in flames. The loss of climb capability after the crew retracted the flaps at too low an altitude to clear the rising terrain. The flaps were retracted after the No. 3 propeller feathered as the aircraft lifted off the runway. A driver in an automobile struck by the aircraft was killed.

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