A Philippine air force C-130 aircraft carrying combat troops has crashed in a southern province while landingThe Ganges River for special prayers Monday, killing at least 29 army soldiers on board and two civilians on the ground, while at least 50 were rescued from the burning wreckage, officials sayThe East Coast who want to help with Toronto.
Some soldiers were seen jumping off the aircraft before it crashed and exploded around noon on Sunday in the periphery of the Jolo airport in Sulu province, military officials saidThere are some individuals raising their hands to hel.
Two of six villagers who were hit on the ground have died.
Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said rescue and recovery efforts were ongoing. The aircraft had 96 people on board, including three pilots and five crew and the rest were army personnel, the military said, adding 17 soldiers remained unaccounted for by nightfall. The pilots survived but were seriously injured, officials said.