2 killed in Philippines air crash

Rescuers are searching for a Cessna plane carrying a pilot and five passengers, which went missing in Philippines’ mountainous north. – Wikipedia pic, January 25, 2023.

TWO Philippine air force aviators were killed in a crash today, while rescuers were searching for another plane that went missing the previous day with six people on board, authorities said.

During a training, the military’s SF260 Marchetti plane plummeted onto a rice paddy in Pilar town near Manila, killing the pilot and another aviator, Bataan province’s police chief Romell Velasco told AFP.    

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