Philippine Airlines Flight 443 was an early morning domestic flight that crashed into Mount Gurain, Philippines, on December 19, 1987. The Short 360-300 operating the route departed Mactan–Cebu International Airport at 6:42 a.m. local time. The last radio contact was at 7:17 a.m, local time, when the aircraft was closing in on Iligan. Shortly after, the aircraft crashed. All 15 people on board the plane, 11 passengers and 4 crew, were confirmed dead.
|Date||December 13, 1987|
|Summary||Controlled flight into terrain|
|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|
This would be the first fatal accident involving a Short 360.
- "Remains of PAL crash victims found". New Straits Times. Cagayan de Oro. 19 December 1987. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
- Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Shorts 360-300 EI-BTJ Iligan Airport (IGN)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2020-02-10.