MANILA (UPDATE) - At least 9 people were killed after a small plane crashed Sunday in Calamba City, Laguna, authorities said Monday.
The passengers were on board King AIR 350, an 11-seater medical evacuation plane with registration number RP-C2296, which was on its way back to Manila from Dipolog City.
Police identified the victims as:
- Capt. Jesus Hernandez (pilot)
- First Officer Lino Cruz Jr. (co-pilot)
- Dr. Garret Garcia, M.D.
- Kirk Eoin Badilla (nurse)
- Yamato Togawa (nurse)
- Ryx Gil Laput
- Raymond Bulacja
- Tom Carr - patient
- Erma Carr - wife of patient
A mother and her son, who are the caretakers of the resort where the plane crashed, were rushed to a hospital in Calamba following the incident.
CAAP said its Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board would release its report once it concludes the investigation into the crash.