By: Tobee Pineda
As of 3:15pm May 17, 2010 Quezon Governor Rafael Nantes and 5 others died in a helicopter crash. The helicopter crashed on a residential area leaving 2 residents dead, the residents who died in the incident have yet to be indentified.
General Alfonso Cusi the director of (CAAP) Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said the aircraft was bound for manila before the aircraft crashed, Governer Rafael’s chopper, a four-seater Robinson R-44, the Governor attented a flag ceremony at the Quezon National High School in Lucena , Quezon.
Elected Senator Franklin Drilon was shocked hearing the news of Governor Rafael Nantes incident, the senator extended his condolences to the families and relatives of Nantes.
The authorities is still investigating the reasons behind the accident.