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Five cadavers of soldiers killed in C-130 crash arrived in 4ID

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City: Five more charred bodies of the soldiers who perished in the C-130 plane crash in Patikul, Sulu arrived here Monday noon, Maj. Francisco Gallero, Jr., Of the army’s Public Affairs Office, said.

The cadavers were identified to belonged to Pfc Carlos Dapanas, Manticao, Misamis Oriental,TSgt. Nelson Jagueri, Kadingilan Bukidnon, Pfc Philip Camillosa, Butuan City, Pvt Carlos Paragua, Jr., Manla De Bugabos, Butuan City and Cpl. Jarbvee Obiñita, Lianga, Surigao del Sur.
Gallero said that the cadavers arrived at the Lumbia Airport of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in Cagayan de Oro City where they were accorded planeside military honor.
From Lumbia, the cadavers would be individually placed in a Philippine flag draped caskets before they would be transported to the 4ID gymnasium for a night vigil before they will be send off to their respective places where they will be accorded a military arrival honor.
Gallero said that 20 more bodies remained unidentified and were still in the Westmincom for proper identification before they would be flown to the 4ID here.
On July 7, 2021, six of 37 fallen soldiers were among the first batch of identified military personnel in the ill-fated military cargo plane.
The six crash victims were already in their respective places of origin and respective residences in Agusa del Norte and Bukidnon, Gallero said.
The C-130 cargo plane was carrying 86 troops, mostly had just finished their training from the 4ID, bound for the army’s newly created Infantry Division I Sulu when it crashed while attempting land in an airstrip in Parikul,Sulu on July 4, 2021. -0-
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