Government Aircraft Mishaps

A file photo of the presidential helicopter,
a Bell 412 with the tail number 1946, which
crash after taking off from Baguio City Tuesday.
Wreck of the chopper had been found in Ifugao.

Compilation of government aircraft mishaps from year 2000.





August 25, 2008

(Davao Gulf)

C-130 plane

the plane lost communication shortly after take off from the Davao Airport; debris believed to be parts of the aircraft, as well as body parts and personal effects, were recovered in nearby barangays; 11 people were onboard the plane when it went missing; the wreckage was found in September 2008 in the Davao Gulf

June 10, 2007

Besao, Mountain Province

Huey helicopter

chopper encountered problems, forcing the pilot to crash land; 5 army and 2 air force personnel were injured

May 22, 2007

Liloan, Cebu

Huey helicopter

the chopper made an emergency landing and crashed into a vacant lot; everyone onboard -- 2 pilots and 2 crew members -- survived the mishap

April 28, 2007

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu

Huey helicopter

the chopper was on its way back to Mactan Airbase, coming from a training flight; it fell on top of two tricycles on a street in Barangay Gun-Ob; nine were killed (two from the chopper and seven from the tricycles)

January 24, 2006

Paombong, Bulacan


the plane exploded in mid-air; the pilot went down with the aircraft as he steered it away from a residential area; his co-pilot ejected from the plane and survived

May 24, 2005

Loakan, Baguio

T-41D (Cessna training plane)

the plane was one of seven PAF aircraft which took off from the San Fernando Airbase in Lipa, Batangas on May 23 for a cross-country navigation training; the group flew over Tarlac and Pangasinan before landing in Baguio
on May 24, the ill-fated plane crashed a few minutes after taking off from the Loakan Airport; four people were killed in the mishap

April 28, 2005

Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija

Huey helicopter

former PHIVOLCS director Raymundo Punongbayan and 8 others died in the helicopter crash; the group was conducting a hazard assessment survey when the accident occurred

March 17, 2004

Lipa, Batangas

T-41 D

the aircraft crash landed on an open agricultural field shortly after take off from the Fernando Air Base in Lipa, Batangas; no casualties

January 9, 2004

Cebu City

Huey helicopter

what was supposed to be a "simulated" emergency landing turned out to be an actual crash landing when a PAF Huey helicopter encountered engine trouble in mid-flight; two pilots and two trainees were injured

April 16, 2003

Dolores, Quezon

helicopter (type not specified in the report)

the helicopter was responding to a fire incident when it encountered a mechanical problem; the pilot made and emergency landing; the rough landing injured the seven people onboard the chopper

January 21, 2003

San Jose, Nueva Ecija

Huey helicopter

the chopper tried three times to land on Mt. Williams amid strong winds; five soldiers and four mediamen -- including GMA7 reporter Jiggy Manicad and cameraman Greg Gonzales) -- were injured in the crash

December 17, 2002

sea in the vicinity of Zamboanga

nomad plane

the plane came from a medical mission in Tawi-Tawi and was headed for the Andrews Airbase in Zamboanga; it encountered a mechanical problem and crashed into the sea; all 13 people onboard survived the crash

December 12, 2002

Sto. Tomas, Batangas


the trainer aircraft crashed into a factory; two pilots and a factory worker were killed while several others were injured

May 2, 2002

Mabalacat, Pampanga

F-5 fighter jet

the pilot was killed in the crash; some buildings of the Mabalacat Central school were partially damaged

January 14, 2002

Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija

S-211 training jet

two pilots and four civilians were killed when the aircraft crashed along M. H. Garcia Street; at least 21 houses were burned in the mishap

March 26, 2001

Mabalacat, Pampanga


the aircraft came from Sangley Point, Cavite and was headed for Clark Airbase when it crashed; 1 person was killed while another was injured

July 2, 2000

off the shore of Cagayancillo Island, Palawan

Nomad plane

AFP Western Command chief Maj. Gen. Santiago Madrid, Jr. was killed in the crash

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