Cessna plane crashes in Ilocos Sur; pilot lives

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 04 2012 01:55 PM | Updated as of Sep 04 2012 09:57 PM

MANILA, Philippines – An Indonesian student pilot survived after his Cessna aircraft crashed in Ilocos Sur on Monday.

Local officials said the plane, manned by Michael Djaya, crashed in a mountainous area in Cervantes town.

Rescuers said Djaya is now in stable condition.

The Cessna plane took off from La Union.

Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the crash. – report from Randy Menor, dzMM