- Oct 9, 2009
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A Philippines Air Force troop plane crashed and broke up in flames on a southern island on Sunday, killing at least 45 people after some jumped free, officials said, in the country's worst military air disaster in nearly 30 years.
The aircraft was carrying 96 people, mostly troops, when it overshot a runway on Sunday.
Fifty people were killed when a Philippine Air Force plane crashed in the southern Philippines on Sunday, the country's worst military air disaster in decades.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirms the death toll in the C-130 military plane crash in Sulu climbs to 52 after two more military personnel are added in the count.
MANILA – The investigating team of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now at the crash site in Patikul town, Sulu to start its investigation on the ill-fated C-130H "Hercules" cargo aircraft which claimed the lives of at least 47 military personnel and three civilians last...
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