2 PAF pilots die as SF-260 plunges into sea
Jaime Laude (The Philippine Star) - February 1, 2015 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Two pilots of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) died when their training plane crashed in the waters off Nasugbu, Batangas yesterday morning.

Reports reaching the PAF headquarters at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City identified the fatalities as Capt. John Bayao and 1st Lt. Nazer Jana.

The pilots were conducting air exhibition for the scheduled celebration of Nasugbu’s Liberation Day when their SF-260 plane crashed 150 meters from the shoreline of Barangay Bucana at 9:45 a.m.

Nasugbu police head Chief Inspector Pablo Aguda said the bodies of Bayao and Jana were retrieved about 20 meters deep and brought to Manila.

PAF spokesman Col. Rico Canaya said they have yet to determine the cause of the plane crash.

The PAF leadership, under Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Delgado, dispatched a team of air force probers to Nasugbu to conduct an investigation. – With Arnell Ozaeta                                              

BARANGAY BUCANA BAYAO AND JANA CHIEF INSPECTOR PABLO AGUDA JEFFREY DELGADO JOHN BAYAO LIBERATION DAY NASUGBU NAZER JANA PASAY CITY PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE
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