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February 23, 2002 | AL JACINTO and RICHARD C. PADDOCK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A U.S. general said Friday that no survivors have been located from a helicopter that crashed into the sea with 10 U.S. military personnel aboard during an anti-terrorism campaign in the southern Philippines. "We have found no survivors . . . and there are seven personnel that are still unaccounted for," said Brig. Gen. Donald Wurster, head of U.S. forces participating in a joint exercise with Philippine troops.
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February 23, 2002 | AL JACINTO and RICHARD C. PADDOCK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A U.S. general said Friday that no survivors have been located from a helicopter that crashed into the sea with 10 U.S. military personnel aboard during an anti-terrorism campaign in the southern Philippines. "We have found no survivors . . . and there are seven personnel that are still unaccounted for," said Brig. Gen. Donald Wurster, head of U.S. forces participating in a joint exercise with Philippine troops.
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March 19, 1990 | From United Press International
Cannon Sued Over Crash: Two separate wrongful death and negligence suits were filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday against Cannon Films Inc. on behalf of the three men who were killed and another three who were injured in a 1989 helicopter crash in the Philippines during the filming of "Delta Force II--Stranglehold." A Cannon Films attorney declined comment. (Filed March 14, 1990, Case Nos. C755180 and C755179)
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May 20, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A military helicopter went down while airlifting bodies from an earlier copter accident, Philippine air officials said. The two crashes killed 13 people. The first helicopter crashed early Friday into an expanse of fish farms on the western island of Palawan, about 375 miles southwest of Manila, Philippine Air Transportation Office Chief Adalberto Yap said. All six people aboard were killed.
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July 21, 1990 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The death toll from Monday's earthquake soared to 659, including a U.S. Marine pilot surveying quake damage who was killed Friday when his small observation plane crashed into a wooded mountain outside the devastated city of Baguio. Another Marine was hurt in the crash, bringing the latest official figures for quake-related injuries to more than 1,300.
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November 19, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
The crashes of two American-supplied military helicopters last weekend have added fuel to an unusually intense period of anti-Americanism in the Philippines and raised questions about the quality of Washington's military aid to its closest Asian ally. The two separate crashes, which killed a total of 11 Philippine military officers, including a key army general, brought to five the number of U.S.-made UH-1 "Huey" helicopters that have crashed in less than three months.
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May 20, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
A military helicopter went down while airlifting bodies from an earlier copter accident, Philippine air officials said. The two crashes killed 13 people. The first helicopter crashed early Friday into an expanse of fish farms on the western island of Palawan, about 375 miles southwest of Manila, Philippine Air Transportation Office Chief Adalberto Yap said. All six people aboard were killed.
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November 17, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Assassins posing as street basketball players dribbled a ball up to a Philippine navy lieutenant Monday, then shot and killed him, police said. Two assailants were dressed in jogging pants and played with a basketball, authorities said, as they waited for Lt. Celso dela Cruz at a bus stop near the officer's home in Manila's Pandacan district. When Dela Cruz took his seat in a passenger jeep, one of the men dribbled the ball toward him, and then shot the lieutenant at close range, police Cpl.
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July 21, 1990 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The death toll from Monday's earthquake soared to 659, including a U.S. Marine pilot surveying quake damage who was killed Friday when his small observation plane crashed into a wooded mountain outside the devastated city of Baguio. Another Marine was hurt in the crash, bringing the latest official figures for quake-related injuries to more than 1,300.
BUSINESS
March 19, 1990 | From United Press International
Cannon Sued Over Crash: Two separate wrongful death and negligence suits were filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday against Cannon Films Inc. on behalf of the three men who were killed and another three who were injured in a 1989 helicopter crash in the Philippines during the filming of "Delta Force II--Stranglehold." A Cannon Films attorney declined comment. (Filed March 14, 1990, Case Nos. C755180 and C755179)
NEWS
November 19, 1987 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
The crashes of two American-supplied military helicopters last weekend have added fuel to an unusually intense period of anti-Americanism in the Philippines and raised questions about the quality of Washington's military aid to its closest Asian ally. The two separate crashes, which killed a total of 11 Philippine military officers, including a key army general, brought to five the number of U.S.-made UH-1 "Huey" helicopters that have crashed in less than three months.
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November 17, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Assassins posing as street basketball players dribbled a ball up to a Philippine navy lieutenant Monday, then shot and killed him, police said. Two assailants were dressed in jogging pants and played with a basketball, authorities said, as they waited for Lt. Celso dela Cruz at a bus stop near the officer's home in Manila's Pandacan district. When Dela Cruz took his seat in a passenger jeep, one of the men dribbled the ball toward him, and then shot the lieutenant at close range, police Cpl.
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