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11:52 AM February 8, 2019

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11:52 AM February 8, 2019

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Authorities Found the Crash Site of Missing Cessna Plane

CESSNA PLANE – The authorities found the crash site of the missing plane with tail number 152 RPC 2724.

Previously, it was reported that a light training aircraft that can accommodate two persons was reported missing. The plane was identified as C-152.

Based on a report on Manila Times, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) spokesperson Eric Apolonio expressed that it was operated by Fliteline Aviation School.

According the CAAP spokesman, the Cessna plane left Plaridel Airport at around 7:20 in the morning on Monday. It landed at Subic at 07:51 in the morning.

However, according to the report, on its way back to Plaridel Airport, the Cessna plane went missing.

Search and rescue operations then began and it was focused on mountains since the Philippine Coast Guard did not find any debris of the missing plane in the sea.

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Based on a recent report on ABS-CBN News, the crash site of the missing Cessna plane has already been found by the authorities. It was located in the mountains of Hermosa, Bataan.

Bataan Police Director Senior Superintendent Marcelo Dayag expressed that the joined forces of Philippine Army, Metro Bataan Development Authority Rescue Group, and Philippine Air Force were able to determine the crash site at the mountains of Malapad na Bato, Gasak Malamig, Mabiga Hulo.

Based on the report, the retrieval operation was conducted this morning. The missing aircraft was boarded by Indian nationals Capt. Navern Nagaraja and his student pilot, Kuldeep Singh.

As of this writing, there are still no further details on the incident. We’ll keep you posted for updates.

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