NTSB Identification: DCA00WA040
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 19, 2000 in SAMAL ISLAND, Philippines
Aircraft: Boeing 737-200, registration:
Injuries: 131 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

Accident under investigation by the Philippine Air Transportation Office (ATO).

On April 19, 2000, at 0705 local (Philippines), a Boeing 737-200, Philippines registration RP-C3010, operating as Air Philippines Flight 541, was destroyed by impact forces and a post-accident fire after the airplane collided with high terrain during the execution of a missed approach to the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao, Philippines.

The 2 pilots, 4 flight attendants, 1 mechanic and 124 passengers received fatal injuries.

For additional information about this accident, please contact the Philippine ATO.

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