05-Jul-15 RP-C2726 AgustaWestland AW109E Mt. Maculot, Philippines (2F)

8 POB and photos show helicopter crashed in mountainous area and completely destroyed – some reports such as this one state the weather was “heavy rain and thick fog”.  This news item has a video report from the crash scene

Pilot Felicisimo Taborlupa was killed in the accident, and Archimedes “Archie” King, founder and owner of the Victoria Court motel chain died later at the Martin Marasigan Memorial Memorial Hospital in Cuenca. The six injured passengers were named as King’s wife, Ling-ling, Tatler Philippines editor-in-chief Anton San Diego, Christopher Chilip, Patricia Chilip, and model-designer Tina Maristela-Ocampo and her husband Rico.

Date
July 5, 2015
Reg
RP-C2726
Make
AgustaWestland
Model
AW109
MSN
11138
Location
Barangay Pinagkaisahan near Mount Maculot in Cuenca, Batangas
Country
Philippines
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
2
Link 1
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/516306/news/regions/victoria-court-owner-pilot-die-in-helicopter-crash-in-batangas
Link 2
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/regions/07/05/15/2-dead-batangas-chopper-crash
Link 3
http://cnnphilippines.com/regional/2015/07/06/cuenca-batangas-helicopter-crash-investigation.html

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