2 plane crash victims brought to Manila


Posted at Apr 11 2011 12:48 PM | Updated as of Apr 12 2011 01:05 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Two of the 4 survivors from the plane crash at Camp John Hay in Baguio City were brought to Manila this morning for medical attention.

Pilot-in-command Col. Reynaldo Garcia and passenger Vanessa Capiso were airlifted at around 9 a.m. on Monday for further check-up at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig.

The 2 are in critical condition after a six-seater Piper Aztec plane crashed at the horse trail of the popular park in Baguio on Sunday. They suffered from 2nd degree burns and are having a hard time breathing,

They are more fortunate, however, compared to 2 colleagues who did not survive the crash.

Paramedics were still able to revive Grace Alvarez, but she later succumbed to multi-organ failure.

The other fatality is Simeon Aranas.

Another survivor, Josephine Miranda, is being treated still at the Baguio General Hospital while the other, Ireneo Yabut, is in St. Louis Sacred Heart Hospital.

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines is expected to investigate the cause of the incident soon. – from a report by Butch Mendizabal, ABS-CBN News Northern Luzon