Plane Carrying Philippine Interior Secretary Crashes Into The Ocean

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Philippine Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and two pilots are still missing after their plane crashed into the ocean Saturday afternoon in Central Phillipines, the AP reports. At least one person, an aide, was rescued. 

The small plane was flying from Cebu to Robredo’s hometown of Naga when the pilot requested an emergency landing at Masbate airport after developing engine trouble.  

The plane crashed about a mile from the aiport. 

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