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British pilot dies in ultra light plane crash in Pampanga town

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 09:14 PM September 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — A British pilot was killed after his aircraft crashed in a rice field in Pampanga on Friday, Sept 20, police said.

Col. Jean Fajardo, chief of the Pampanga police, identified the pilot as Mark Hogget, 55, resident of Tarlac City.

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Police received a call from the village chief of Lapaz Turo in Arayat town about a plane crash around 3 p.m.

Police went to the area to investigate. Witnesses saw the plane descend and crash into a rice field. Police said Hagget died on the spot.

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Investigators said Hagget was flying a two-seater ultra light plane with Body No. RPS2785 and owned by the Angeles Flying Club./TSB

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