KAREN: Cebu Pacific Plane Goes Missing

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Cebu Pacific flights 5J821 from Manila to Virac that was earlier on cancelled has gone missing, according to The Philippines Air Traffic Control.

The flight, with 76 passengers and crew members, which departed at 17:30 went off the radar 15 minutes later.

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said storm signal number was raised over Catanduanes, where winds of up to 120 kph can blow off palm thatch or old tin roofs and break tree branches.

The state weather bureau said storm surges between 4 to 14 meters are possible in coastal areas, it said.

A search has been launched.

Stay tuned for updates!

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