A statement from the regional military force, Joint Task Force Sulu, said "a number of soldiers were seen jumping out of the aircraft before it hit the ground, sparing them from the explosion caused by the crash".
DarQuiet wrote:Nothing I know about military. If CAAP is in charge for civil/commercial planes, who leads the investigation for military ones?
With regards the C-130 crash that killed 53 individuals,50 of them military personnel, Lorenzana said ‘defective instruments and systems’ were to be blamed for the air accident.
“Plus of course, the reaction of the pilot which was not also appropriate for the emergency (situation),” he told lawmakers.
On the newly-acquired Black Hawk, Lorenzana said investigators pointed to bad weather as the chopper flew on thick clouds.
“Nakapasok sila sa clouds, nagkaroon ng vertigo ang piloto (they got inside clouds, the pilot had vertigo. This is more on the systems of the aircraft and weather interference” he explained
ZeroOne wrote:Result of C-130 and S-70 Crash to be released within 24 hrs.
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