6 dead in Bulacan plane crash: The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has yet to give details on the condition of the passengers who were bound for Laoag, Ilocos Norte.
MANILA, Philippines – A 6-seater plane crash landed at the Plaridel Airport in Bulacan noontime Saturday, March 17, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said.
The plane was bound for Laoag, Ilocos Norte, when it crash landed upon takeoff at from Plaridel Airport at 11:21 am on Saturday.
CAAP has yet to give details on the conditions of the passengers as of posting.
“CAAP’s accident investigators and a team from Flight Safety and Inspectorate Service (FSIS) was immediately dispatched to the crash site,” they said.
The plane is a Piper PA-23 Apache 6-seater twin-engined light aircraft with registry number RP-C299. It is operated by Lite Air Express.
All aircrafts operated by Lite Air Express have been grounded pending investigation. – Rappler.com