Parts of plane wreckage recovered

Posted at Aug 19 2012 10:52 AM | Updated as of Mar 14 2017 11:19 AM

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With President Benigno Aquino III in Masbate leading search and rescue operations, the government has deployed more assets to Masbate to search for Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo and 2 pilots who remain missing after a plane crash Saturday.

Search teams have found what could be parts of the wreckage of the light plane carrying Robredo. The secretary was on his way to Naga City when the plane crashed into sea.

His aide was rescued and is now recuperating in a hospital.

Another prayer vigil for Robredo will be held later at 3 p.m. while a mass will be offered at 5 p.m. ANC Headlines, August 19, 2012