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Spouse of Davao City exec survives helicopter crash

/ 07:54 AM May 15, 2018

Capt. Reynaldo Acosta, husband of Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta, survives with minor injuries when the helicopter he was flying, which was being used to spray chemicals on a banana plantation, crashes in the hinterlands of T’boli, South Cotabato on Monday, May 14, 2018. (Photo from South Cotabato PDRRMO)

KORONADAL CITY – The husband of a Davao City councilor survived a helicopter crash in the hinterlands of T’boli, South Cotabato on Monday.

Capt. Reynaldo Acosta, husband of Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta, survived with minor injuries when the helicopter he was flying, which was being used to spray chemicals on a banana plantation, crashed in Barangay Basag around 10 a.m., T’boli Mayor Dibu Tuan said.

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The chopper had just refueled in Tampakan town and was to dump chemicals anew over the Lapanday-operated banana plantation when the accident took place. /kga

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