Cessna 152 makes emergency landing in Bulacan rice field

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, a Cessna 152 aircraft, registered as RP-C2673, made an emergency landing in a rice field in Malolos, Bulacan, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

The Cessna C152 plane crash lands in a rice field in Bulacan. Photo from CAAP.

The aircraft, operated by Fliteline Aviation, was forced to land at 2:15 PM due to an engine failure. The emergency landing took place southwest of the North Luzon Expressway.

In a fortunate turn of events, both the student pilot and flight instructor onboard were reported safe and unharmed.

The aircraft RP-C2673 was conducting a touch-and-go training flight between Plaridel Community Airport and Subic Bay International Airport at the time of the incident.

Upon receiving the news, the CAAP Operations Center and the Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Center (PARCC) were promptly alerted.

The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIB), the aviation regulator’s investigative body, has been dispatched to the crash site to spearhead the investigation.