Roxas: Foreign divers find ‘dispersed debris field’By Frances Mangosing
MANILA, Philippines – Divers on search and rescue operations for missing Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and his companions found pieces of debris that were believed to be from the Piper Seneca plane that crashed off Masbate airport Saturday.
The debris found by foreign diver Matthew Reed was located 180-210 feet in Ticao Pass, roughly 2.5kilometers from the shore of Masbate.
“Matt of evolution dives Cebu reports dispersed debris field [of] 180-210 feet roughly 2.5 km from shore. Analyzing his video now… to plan next dives,” said Transportation and Communications Secretary Manuel Roxas II in his Twitter update.
Meanwhile, Navy tech divers also confirmed the debris on the location.
“Four-man navy technical divers just returned too. They confirmed debris field in same area as Matt’s… Glass pieces of cockpit were found. They marked it,” added Roxas in his Twitter.