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C-130 Hercules Military plane crashed in Philippines, missed runway killing At least 29 people 50 injured

At least 50 injured people pulled from burning wreckage of C-130 Hercules after it crashed when it missed runway

At least 29 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a Philippine military plane carrying troops crashed and burst into flames after he was not a court in the southern part of the country.

Ninety-two people, most of them were army recruits, were on board the c-130 Hercules transport plane as it attempted to land on Jolo Island, in the Province of Sulu, around midday on the Sunday.

The photos are taken at the local Pondohan channel, and posted it on Facebook, show the remains of the plane engulfed in flames. A plume of thick, black smoke poured out of the houses in the immediate vicinity of the crash site.

General Cirilito Sobehana, as the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, said the plane was carrying military personnel from Cagayan de Oro (in the south of Manila, as the lack of the runway while trying to land at Jolo.
The aircraft was trying to " how to fix your HP, but it's not like that," he said in the local media, describing the case as "very unfortunate." "The workers are working at the scene. We are praying that we can save more lives, " Sobejana told AFP.

Sobejana said that people have recovered from the wreck, and were being treated at a nearby hospital and the 11th infantry division.

An Air Force spokesman Lieutenant Maynard, Mariano said to be the cause of the crash is under investigation. "We are now in rescue mode," Mariano told AFP.

The incident was being treated as an accident and not an attack, Major General Edgard Arevalo, a spokesman for the armed forces, told DZBB Radio.

The four-engine plane crashed in the vicinity of a quarry site in a sparsely populated area, Jerrica, 1st Lieutenant, Angela Manongdo, told AFP, adding that the rescue operation was completed successfully.

According to the preliminary information, the plane was flying over the runway and broke in two pieces, the head of the Western Mindanao Command Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan, told AFP. The majority of the passengers, recently, military, basic training, and was sent to the unstable island as part of a joint task force on counter-terrorism in the Muslim-majority region.

The military has a large presence in the south of the country, where militant groups, including the Abu Sayyaf kidnap for ransom, and unity.

The C-130 aircraft, the Air Force's workhorse, to be used for the transport of troops and supplies. They can also be used for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, and disaster relief.
The crash was one of the worst military aviation accidents in the country. To dream, to Richard Gordon, said: "it was the fourth of this year's "mass accident". "With the purchase of a faulty crafts with the people's money?" he tweeted.

Last month, a Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a night training flight, killing six people on board. The three pilots and three crew members were killed when their S70-I crashed in the vicinity of the Crow Valley, and the training range, north of Manila, which is the ground of the park.

The country ordered the 16 multi-role aircraft, a Polish company that produced them under license from Sikorsky in units of the U.S. defense company Lockheed Martin. Eleven have been released since the end of 2020.


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