Pilot, co-pilot survive as Cessna plane crashes in Bulacan | Inquirer News
Close  

Pilot, co-pilot survive as Cessna plane crashes in Bulacan

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 01:20 PM September 17, 2021
Cessna plane crashed in Barangay Agnaya, Plaridel town, Bulacan

A pilot and student survived when their Cessna plane crashed in Barangay Agnaya, Plaridel town, Bulacan province Friday, Sept. 17. (Photos courtesy of Plaridel police)

PLARIDEL, Bulacan––A Cessna plane crashed in a vacant grassy area in this town a few minutes after it took off Friday, Sept. 17, from the town’s airstrip.

Col. Jesus Manalo, Plaridel police chief, said pilot Paul Lemuel Gayones, 26, and his student pilot Leibon Ace Sandoval, 26, suffered minor wounds.

ADVERTISEMENT

They were taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.

The plane crashed at a vacant lot in Barangay Agnaya less than 10 minutes after taking off from the Plaridel airstrip in Barangay Bagong Bayan at 7:40 a.m.

FEATURED STORIES

Manalo said the aircraft suddenly hit an acacia tree while flying at a low altitude.

lzb

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: “Plaridel”, Bulacan, Cessna plane, Crash, Regions
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.