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  • Myanmar reports 393 more COVID-19 cases, 5,263 in total
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Four killed in military helicopter crash in Philippines

Four killed in military helicopter crash in Philippines

Manila, Sep 16 (UNI) At least four people were killed after a military helicopter crashed on Wednesday afternoon in Basilan, an island province in the southern Philippines, the military said.
Lieutenant Colonel Alaric Delos Santos, spokesperson of the military's Western Mindanao Command, confirmed the accident, saying it involved a Philippine Air Force search and rescue aircraft.
The military has yet to issue a full statement on the crash.
Mujiv Hataman, a lawmaker from Basilan province, said the helicopter crashed around 1 pm local time somewhere in Upper Manggas, a remote village in the coastal Lantawan town on the island province.
Authorities said bad weather may have caused the aircraft to crash. There was a strong gust of wind followed by a heavy downpour before the incident occurred.
The bodies of the four onboard were recovered from the crash site.
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