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Norwegian among 2 killed in Philippine plane crash

Norwegian among 2 killed in Philippine plane crash

Police say a Norwegian woman and a Filipino pilot were killed when their small plane crashed after being lashed by strong winds while landing at a central Philippine airport.
Police officer Franquilino Linda says two other Norwegian tourists _ the husband and daughter of the woman who was killed _ and an Indonesian co-pilot were seriously injured in the crash Sunday outside the airport in Mambajao town in the island province of Camiguin.
Linda says the Cessna plane took off with five people on board from central Cebu province and was trying to land in nearby Camiguin when it was buffeted by strong winds, apparently causing the pilot to lose control and hit a tree.


Updated : 2021-08-05 07:27 GMT+08:00