Plane Crash Takes Place at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)
PLANE – A private light airplane that will supposedly evacuate a patient to Japan crashed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
In the global history, only a few people managed to survive from a crashing incident of an airplane or a helicopter. Undeniably, there were several cases of private planes figuring in a crash as well.
Some incidents were due to technical problems while in others, the weather have something to do with it. This 2020, one of those who figured in a crash was NBA legend Kobe Bryant. He died with his daughter and several people.
Recently, in the Philippines, a plane crash took place. Based on a report on Philstar, at past 8:00 pm last night, March 29, 2020, a private airplane that was set to evacuate a patient crashed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and burst into flames.
The Lion Air West Wing airplane was bound for Japan. Based on the report, it was carrying eight (8) people and none of them survived the incident. The following were the crew and the passengers of the plane:
- Pilot – Captain Mario Medina Jr.
- Co-Pilots – Melvin de Castro and Ren Edward Ungson
- Dr. Cenover Nicandro Bautista II
- Flight Medic – Edmark Jael
- Nurse – Conrado Tomeldan Jr.
- John Richard Hurst, Canadian patient
- Marilyn Vergara de Jesus, Hurst’s assistant with US passport
Based on the report, the NAIA Runway 24 where the incident happened is now temporarily closed. In the last seven months, two medical evacuation planes have figured in a crash in PH including this recent one.
As of this writing, there are still no further details about the incident. More updates may be posted soon.