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Plane crash in Philippines

Wednesday, 21 April 2010
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April 21:

Manila, April 22: A cargo plane crashed in northern Philippines killing three of its six crewmembers on board, an official said Thursday.

The Russian-made aircraft crashed in San Patricio in Pampanga province around 8.50 p.m. Wednesday, said Alfonso Cusi, director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Xinhua reported.

The aircraft took off from the Mactan/Cebu International Airport and was bound for Diosdado Macapagal International Airport when the incident occurred.

The CAAP said the crewmembers included three Russian, two Uzbekistan and a Bulgarian national. Three of the crewmembers sustained injuries.

----IANS

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