29-MAR-2020 – Lionair Inc. IAI 1124A Westwind II accident: 8 dead

Status:
Date: Sunday 29 March 2020
Time: ca 20:00
Type: Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Operator: Lionair Inc.
Registration: RP-C5880
C/n / msn: 353
First flight: 1981
Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total: Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) (   Philippines)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature: Ambulance
Departure airport: Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL/RPLL), Philippines
Destination airport: Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan

Narrative:
The IAI 1124A Westwind crashed on takeoff from runway 24 and burst into flames at Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines.
The aircraft carried out a medical evacuation flight to Tokyo, Japan.

METAR Weather report:

11:00 UTC / 19:00 local time:
RPLL 291100Z 11009KT 080V150 9999 FEW025 30/23 Q1009 NOSIG RMK A2980

12:00 UTC / 20:00 local time:
RPLL 291200Z 11006KT 080V160 9999 FEW025 30/23 Q1010 NOSIG RMK A2983

13:00 UTC / 21:00 local time:
RPLL 291300Z 12006KT 080V160 9999 FEW025 29/22 Q1010 NOSIG RMK A2983

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