Air Force light plane nosedives in Legazpi Airport; no one hurt

LEGAZPI CITY: An Air Force Fokker plane nosedived in the runway at the Legazpi City Airport, causing delays in some flights here Monday morning.

Lt. Colonel Luisito Angeles, commander of Tactical Operations Group 5 of the Philippine Air Force, said the nose landing gear of the Fokker F27 failed, causing it to nosedive on the runway at 10:13 a.m.

He said the six passengers of the plane who came from Mactan Cebu were safe.

“They were here for a mission, we are doing our best effort to remove the aircraft in the runway,” said Angeles.

He said flights of the Cebu Pacific plane had been temporarily suspended.

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