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13 dead as plane crashes in Paraaque 12/11/2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

13 dead as plane crashes in Paranaque

12/11/2011
A four-seater cargo plane yesterday crashed into a populated urban poor community in Paraaque City, sparking a fire that killed 13 persons, including three children, and left at least 20 injured, officials said.

The light aircraft crashed at the back of F. Serrano Elementary School Annex 35, at Lower Taiwan, Doa Soledad Extension in Barangay Don Bosco, Paraaque City, causing a widespread fire that gutted about 50 houses around the crash site, police said.

Both the pilot and co-pilot were killed in the incident, while the other fatalities were thought to be residents of the shanty town, Paraaque police Chief Insp. Enrique Sy said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20111211hed5.html

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