Cessna plane makes emergency landing on Candon City road

Published October 22, 2018, 8:05 PM

by Francine Ciasico

 

By Liezle Basa Iñigo

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan — A Cessna plane that encountered engine trouble midair made an emergency landing in the middle of a road in Candon City, Ilocos Sur this morning.

(photo courtesy of PIXABAY / MANILA BULLETIN)
(photo courtesy of PIXABAY / MANILA BULLETIN)

The Ilocos Sur Police Provincial Office (PPO) said the white and red plane with Tail No. 152 made its landing along the Diversion Road in Barangay Ayudante, Candon around 10:30 a.m. of October 22.

The PPO identified the pilot as Capt. Michael Atienza, 42, married and residing in Malabon City, and his co-pilot as student-pilot Eric Blanco, 39, single, of Quezon City.

As of this afternoon, the PPO said it has no information of any injuries sustained by the two.

Investigation into the incident was still ongoing

 
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