Airplane Carrying Coronavirus Materials And Patient Crashes In Manila

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A tragic incident was recorded today in Manila, Philippines as a chartered medical evacuation flight crashed during takeoff. 

In a statement released by authorities at Manila’s main airport, the
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), it was gathered that
the Lionair plane owned by a Philippines-registered charter service
Lionair, was bound for Haneda, Japan, but burst into flames at the end
of the runway around 8.00pm. 

All eight passengers and crew, including an American and a Canadian
died in the crash. The twin-jet West Wind 24 plane was carrying three
medical personnel, three flight crew, a patient and a companion. 

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The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said in a statement; 

“The flight, which was on a med-evac mission to Haneda, Japan, was carrying two passengers and six crew members.

“Unfortunately, no passenger survived the accident.”

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