MANILA - Archimedes "Archie" King, owner of the Victoria Court chain of motels, and pilot Felicisimo Esteban Taborlupa died in a helicopter crash at Mount Maculot near Taal on Sunday.
Batangas police said the Augusta 109E chopper with registry number RP-C2726 was operated by King’s Malate Tourist Development Corp.
The injured passengers, meanwhile, were identified as Lingling King, the motel chain owner’s wife; designer Tina Ocampo and her husband Rico Ocampo; Philippine Tatler editor-in-chief Anton San Diego; and Standard Insurance president Patricia Chilip and her husband, Christopher Chilip.
They were brought to the Martin Marasigan Hospital before being transferred to St. Luke's in Manila.
ABS-CBN NEWS, July 6, 2015