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Plane That Have Medical Supplies Crashes At Naia

A plane  crashed and caught fire at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday night, killing all eight people onboard.

MIAA said the accident happened at the end of Runway 06/24 around 8 p.m. involving a West Wind 24 aircraft on a medEvac mission to Haneda, Japan.

The plane "reportedly encountered a technical problem," the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said in a statement.

The runway has been temporarily closed.

Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board (AAIIB) chief investigator Rainier Baculinao has been dispatched to investigate the cause of the accident.
Authorities declared fire out about an hour after the incident.

MIAA said the plane was carrying two passengers and six crew members.

Senator Richard Gordon, chairman of the Philippine Red Cross, initially said on Twitter there were eight passengers on board: a flight medic, nurse, doctor, three flight crew, one patient and its companion.

A source told Stand For Truth reporter Shai Lagarde that the plane was supposed to be delivering medical supplies.
 This is a developing story. Please refresh this page for updates.

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