Philippine Airlines Flight 443
|Date||December 13, 1987|
|Site||near Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport, Philippines|
|Aircraft type||Short 360-300|
|Flight origin||Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Philippines|
|Destination||Iligan-Maria Cristina Airport, Philippines|
Philippine Airlines Flight 443 was an early morning domestic flight that crashed on Mount Gurain, which is 5000 feet tall. The Short 360-300 operating the route departed Mactan-Cebu International Airport at 6:42 local time. The last radio contact was at 7:17 local time when the aircraft was closing in on Iligan. Shortly after the aircraft crashed.
On December 19, 1987, all 15 people on board the plane, 11 passengers and 4 crew, were confirmed to be killed. An Australian national was among the fatalities.