Tri-Bird / Philippines

School of fish
Tri-bird is a 21m/68ft plane with three engines and 25m/82ft wing width that was able to transport 36 persons. It was sunken on March 1, 2012. However, today the family of colorful squids has made it their home. The plane lies upside-down, with its nose directed into the depth. The wreck can be explored from the inside. Nearby there is a reef with an extreme incline.

Location: North of Barocay Island, the Sulu Sea

What to see: Air wreck inhabited by squids

Depth: 22-30m/72-98ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 10-40m/32-131ft

Season for diving: Diving is usually organized either at the western side of the island or at the eastern – depending on the monsoons. During the north-eastern monsoon (December-February) the western part is available, while eastern part – during the south-western monsoon (July-September). The water temperature averages between 21-32C/69-89F during the year.

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