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Small plane damaged after takeoff problems in Camarines Norte

A small two-seater plane was damaged after it encountered mechanical problems shortly after taking off in Daet, Camarines Norte, before noon Saturday.

The two pilots of the plane were unhurt  in the incident at Bagasbas Airport, GMA News correspondent Peewee Bacuño reported.
Initial police reports identified the two pilots of the plane (RPS-642) as owner Daniel McKinney and Robert Aguilar.

McKinney and Aguilar were heading for Angeles City in Pampanga when the incident occurred. Investigators are verifying information the plane suffered a mechanical failure. — Joel Locsin/JDS, GMA News