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10 dead after plane crashes into house in Philippines

ANI
Published : Mar 18, 2018, 4:47 pm IST
Updated : Mar 18, 2018, 4:47 pm IST

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said the cause of the crash has yet to be determined.

 Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has sent a team from its Flight Safety and Inspectorate Service to the crash site for further investigation. (Representational Image/ Pixabay)
  Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has sent a team from its Flight Safety and Inspectorate Service to the crash site for further investigation. (Representational Image/ Pixabay)

Malolos: At least ten people lost their lives when a light aircraft crash-landed on a house in Plaridel, Bulacan of Philippines on Saturday.

The Manila Times quoted Bulacan police provincial director Senior Superintendent Romeo Caramat Jr as saying that Captain Ruel Meloria, his passengers Elisha Necesario, Ma Vena Palunan, Romeo Huenda and Melvin Melgar perished, along with the occupants of the house have died in the crash.

"The Piper PA-23 Apache six-seater twin-engine light aircraft with registry number RP-C299 crashed in the morning after takeoff from Plaridel Airport," said The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

The CAAP said the cause of the crash has yet to be determined. However, it has sent a team from its Flight Safety and Inspectorate Service to the crash site for further investigation.

Tags: plane acrash, accident, caap, flight safety and inspectorate service
Location: Philippines, Central Luzon, Malolos