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July 22, 2011
Fatalities were identified as Tian Yu Wong, who piloted the Cessna Plane 152, and Alfred Christian de Leon.
Captain Benhur Gomez, President of Omni Aviation Corp. Flying School said the cause of the crash was equipment error saying "the aircraft malfunctioned while it was in the air.” No further details were given.
CAAP (Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines) Accident Investigators said that there was no distress call received by Omni Aviation or Clarks Tower says Capt. Amado Soliman, OIC of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB) who together with Mike Apil, a member of the AAIB, were sent to investigate the cause of the crash.
Initial investigation showed that the plane was in good flying condition when it departed from Omni's general aviation runway at 4:53 p.m. to execute some aerial maneuvers.
Omni Aviation Corporation is a flying school based at the Clark International Airport Complex.