At least 17 dead and 40 injured are the toll of a serious plane crash that took place this morning in the southern Philippines. A military aircraft, at 11.30 local time, crashed in the municipality of Patikul, province of Jolo. It is a Lockheed C-130 Hercules troop carrier, which failed to land on the airport runway.
According to local authorities, among the 40 injured there are several in serious condition: the death toll could unfortunately worsen in the next few hours.
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