List of aviation accidents involving the Philippine military

Posted at 01/28/2010 3:59 PM | Updated as of 02/24/2010 6:46 PM

(Updated as of Feb 24, 2010)  Since 1947, at least 165 have died from aviation-related accidents involving the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Navy.

 

February 24, 2010
Aircraft type: OV-10 Bronco attack aircraft
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 2
Crash location: Crow Valley, Tarlac province in Central Luzon

January 28, 2010
Aircraft Type: GAF Nomad
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 9
Crash Location: Cotabato City

April 7, 2009
Aircraft Type: BEL 412 helicopter
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 8
Crash Location: Mt. Pulag, Benguet

August 25, 2008
Aircraft Type: Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules
Operator: Philippine Navy
Fatalities: 11
Crash Location: near the sea shortly after take off at Davao City International Airport

May 24, 2005
Aircraft Type: Cessna Training Plane T-41D
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 4
Crash Location: Loakan, Baguio City

April 28, 2005
Aircraft Type: Huey helicopter
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 9
Crash Location: Mount Naval, Branagay Ligaya, Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija

January 21, 2003
Aircraft Type: Huey Helicopter
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 0
Crash Location: San Jose, Nueva Ecija

December 17, 2002
Aircraft Type: GAF Nomad N.22B
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 0
Crash Location: Near Zamboanga

May 2, 2002
Aircraft Type: F-5 fighter jet
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 1
Crash Location: elementary school in Mabalacat, Pampanga

July 2, 2000
Aircraft Type: GAF Nomad N-22C
Operator: Philippine Navy
Fatalities: 11
Crash Location: off the coast Cagayancillo, Palawan

December 28, 1993
Aircraft Type: GAF Nomad N.22B
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: Unspecified
Crash Location: Margosatubig, Zamboanga del Sur

December 15, 1993
Aircraft Type: Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: Unspecified
Crash Location: near Naga City, Camarines Sur

December 18, 1992
Aircraft Type: BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator: Philippine Navy
Fatalities: Unspecified
Crash Location: Unspecified

August 28, 1991
Aircraft Type: BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 10
Crash Location: Romblon Island

April 1, 1989
Aircraft Type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200MAR
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: unspecified
Crash Location: Laoag Airport (Laoag, Ilocos Norte)

December 19, 1988
Aircraft Type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200MAR
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 0
Crash Location: Catarman National Airport, Camiguin

July 11, 1984
Aircraft Type: Bell UH-1H
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: unspecified
Crash Location: Buenavista (province not specified)

September 14, 1978
Aircraft Type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 17
Crash Location: Parañaque, Metro Manila

December 26, 1972
Aircraft type: Douglas C-47
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: unspecified
Crash Location: Tonquil Island

April 15, 1971
Aircraft Type: Douglas C-47A
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 40
Crash Location: Near San Jose (province not specified)

July 25, 1965
Aircraft Type: Douglas C-47
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: unspecified
Crash Location: Nearby Libacao, Aklan

March 17, 1957
Aircraft Type: Douglas C-47 Skytrain (Philippine Air Force)
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 25
Crash Location: near Cebu

May 18, 1947
Aircraft Type: Douglas C-47
Operator: Philippine Air Force
Fatalities: 18
Crash Location: near Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Source: planecrashinfo.com, abs-cbnNEWS.com, aviation-safety.net, various news reports