Date & Time: May 8, 2005 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 207 Skywagon/Stationair
Skydiving / Paratroopers
Barradas - Barradas
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Barradas Airport located near Tanauan (Batangas), while in initial climb, the aircraft suffered an engine failure. It stalled and crashed in a coconut grove located in the village of Santor, near the airfield. The pilot and three passengers were killed while two others were seriously injured. All occupants were completing a local skydiving mission. Witnesses reported that the engine emitted white smoke shortly after rotation.
Engine failure for unknown reasons.