Police general who survived March 5 chopper crash passes away
MANILA, Philippines — Police Maj. Gen. Jose Maria Ramos, who was among the high-ranking police officials who were injured during a helicopter crash in March, has passed away.
This was confirmed by Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Col. Ysmael Yu to INQUIRER.net on Tuesday morning.
“The PNP is saddened by this news, on behalf of CPNP PGen Cascolan, the PNP extends its condolences to the family and to PMA Sinagtala Class of 1986,” Yu said in a text message.
“Kagabi siya pumanaw [He passed away last night],” he added.
Retired police general Archie Francisco Gamboa and former PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac were also among those injured in the incident.
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