Airplane Crash - Sibuyan Sea, Off The Philippine Island Of Elalat 05/07/1949

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sibuyan Sea, off the Philippine island of Elalat


Date05/07/1949
Time16:00
LocationSibuyan Sea, off the Philippine island of Elalat
OperatorPhilippine Air Lines
RouteDaet - Manila
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationPI-C-98
Cn/In16743/33491
Aboard13
Fatalities13
Ground0
SummaryThe plane was on a flight from Daet, Camarines to Manila when it crashed after experiencing a violent explosion in the tail of the aircraft. Two ex-convicts confessed to planting a time bomb aboard the flight in order to kill the husband of a woman involved with another man.

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