June 15, 2024

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CAAP: Missing Cessna plane in Bicol found

By Justine Rich Talusan

THE Cessna aircraft reported missing in Bicol over the weekend has been found, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP)  yesterday said

CAAP said their Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board, that is part of the search and rescue operations for the search of the Cessna 340 aircraft (RP-C2080), has positively identified the aircraft’s wreckage.

The wreckage site is located at the west side slope of Mayon Volcano at an elevation of 3500-4000 ft. The wreckage was identified using a high resolution camera.

CAAP said the condition of the crew and passengers are not yet known as the exact site has not yet been reached by the search and rescue team due to bad weather.