Four dead as plane crashes in Nueva Vizcaya

Posted at | Updated as of 04/28/14 3:54 AM

NUEVA VIZCAYA -- (UPDATED) Four people died after a Baron Fixed Wing aircraft crashed in Barangay Sta. Lucia, Bagabag in Nueva Vizcaya Sunday afternoon, police said.

According to Police Chief Inspector Chevalier Iringan, the aircraft crashed at around 2:45 p.m. Four were confirmed dead in the incident, three of them male.

The fatalities were identified as Capt. Philip Jubane, the pilot; Leilani Naga and Melvin Simangan, both employees of Bureau of Soils and Water Management; and Christopher Evan Borja.

Investigation on the incident is ongoing. -- report from Harris Julio, ABS-CBN News Cagayan Valley