13 plane crash fatalities ‘beyond recognition’ – Red Cross

By: - Reporter / @jgamilINQ
/ 11:48 AM December 11, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Red Cross has yet to identify the 13 fatalities in the Paranaque place crash because the bodies were charred and “are all beyond physical recognition.”

A fire department investigator checks on the site of a plane crash which razed a number of structures Saturday (Dec. 10, 2011) in suburban Paranaque City, south of Manila, Philippines. A light plane crashed into a school building Saturday near the Philippine capital after its pilot requested an emergency landing shortly after takeoff, killing over a dozen of people. PAT ROQUE / AP PHOTO

“The bodies will be tested for DNA today,” PRC secretary general Gwendolyn Pang said in a text message to the Philippine Daily Inquirer.


But the PRC has a list of reported missing people, “which we think are also those people who died,” Pang said.

Aside from the three passengers of the plane, reported missing are Edna Arcilla, 20, Arnold Arcilla, 18, Ruel Moreno, 26, Janine Moreno, 1, Maribel Nolasco, 36, Margarita Ranon, 27, James Bryan Ranon, 5, Clive Replorido, 3, Roldan Sabidorian, 49, Maricel Rodriguez.


Confined at the Paranaque Doctors Hospital are Mary Rose Sabidura, 14, Mark Ryan Sabidura, 12, Madrid Rensel Sabirdura, 10, Roldan Sabidura, 6, Abrece Emelita, 12, Nolasco Melvin, 8, Bigay Edna, 47, Kevin John Molina, 11, Rodelyn Molina, 5 and Ricky Buton, 30.

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