Asian Spirit Flight 100

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Asian Spirit Flight 100
Accident summary
Date December 7, 1999
Summary Controlled flight into terrain
Site Between Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis, Quirino, Philippines
Passengers 15
Crew 2
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 17
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Let L-410 Turbolet
Operator Asian Spirit
Registration RP-C3880
Flight origin Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Destination Cauayan Airport

Asian Spirit Flight 100 was a Let L-410 Turbolet that crashed onto a mountainside between the municipalities of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis, Quirino in the Philippines on December 7, 1999. The aircraft was en route to Cauayan City in Isabela from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. All fifteen passengers, including two foreigners, Koji Takuma from Japan and Robert Sinnott from the United Kingdom,[1] and two crew aboard the flight died in the incident.

The aircraft departed the Manila Domestic Terminal of Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 8:34 am PST, with the pilot, Rolando Salandanan,[2] last making contact with air traffic control at 9:19 am PST as he was approaching Cauayan Airport, with no indication of a problem aboard the aircraft. Flight 100 was scheduled to land at Cauayan at 9:37 am PST.[3] The wreckage of Flight 100 would be found the next day, on December 8, 1999.

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