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Breaking News: Jesse Robredo’s Body Found Still Inside Plane Wreckage

Manila : Philippines | Aug 20, 2012 at 8:55 PM PDT
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It is a sad day in the Philippines today. As feared, Philippine Interior Minister Jesse Robredo is dead following the plane crash last Saturday, August 18, 2012.

After two gruesome days of searching, Robredo’s body was found still inside the plane’s wreckage. The sad news was delivered by an emotional Mar Roxas, the Philippines’ DOTC Secretary. He also said that President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III personally called Robredo’s wife to let her know about the bad news.

Roxas said that the body was found inside the plane which was at a depth of 180 feet. The plane’s fuselage was found at around 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2012. Robredo’s body was retrieved around 8: 15 a.m. The rescue attempt for the other two missing persons, the pilots, Captain Jessup Bahinting and Nepalese flight student Kshitiz Chand will now be a retrieval operation. Robredo’s body was in the passenger side so he was easily accessible for extract. The plane was inverted so the pilots’ bodies will take some time to get out.

For more on this tragic news, go check out Yahoo! News.

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