Military: aircraft crash in philippine

Airplane carrying military troop crashed in southern philippines, the philippine defence minister said, at least 17 people have died and 40 people were rescued , taken to hospital after the incident.
C-130 harcules transport aircraft one of the new aircraft carrying 92 people, most of them were  military personnel were on board when the accident happened as it tried to land on jolo island in sulu province around mid day of sunday, the defence secretary Delfin lorenzana said in a statement, however," 40 wounded and injured were rescued and 17 bodies recovered Delfin said.
At least 40 people were rescued from the burning, cirilito sobejana earlier told the reporters,"rescue team are in the site now, we are praying we can save more lives" sobejana said.further, the plane missed the track, and it was trying to regain power but failed and crashed.
Sobejana, describing the accident as"very unfortunate"he said.

Written: 4 months ago

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