Two pilots rescued after Air Force plane crashes in Cavite

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 24) — Two pilots were rescued after a Philippine Air Force (PAF) plane crashed in waters near Sangley Point in Cavite Friday afternoon.

PAF spokesperson Maj. Aris Galang said an OV-10 aircraft encountered problems prior to its landing at the Sangley Point Airport.

The two pilots were rescued by local fishermen, and were brought to the Major Danilo Atienza Air Base Hospital.

Both sustained minor injuries including contusions and muscle soreness.

“Security elements were dispatched to secure the aircraft and recovery efforts are ongoing. The Investigation Team was already activated to conduct a thorough investigation of the mishap,” Galang said in a statement.

This is a developing story.