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PNP chief Gamboa, 7 others survive helicopter crash

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Posted at Mar 05 2020 10:36 AM | Updated as of Mar 05 2020 11:45 AM

PNP chief Gamboa, 7 others survive helicopter crash

Rescue teams check the wreckage of the Bell 429 chopper carrying Philippine National Police Chief Gen. Archie Gamboa after a crash in Laguna on Thursday morning. Gamboa and 7 others, including Major Generals Jovic Ramos, Mariel Magaway, his comptroller ship and intelligence heads and Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, the PNP spokesman, were brought to nearby hospitals after sustaining minor injuries during the incident. 

The team just came from an inspection of impounded vehicles in San Pedro, Laguna and were on their way to Camp Vicente Lim in Calamba, according to PNP PIO.