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CAAP inspector axed over Robredo plane crash

November 15, 2012

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MANILA—The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has suspended the airworthiness inspector who cleared the plane that flew Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo to his death last August. CAAP director general William Hotchkiss III ordered a 90-day preventive suspension of Fernando Abalos while he and other CAAP personnel undergo an investigation, CAAP deputy director general John […]

Foul play ruled out in Robredo crash

September 11, 2012

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Aviation authorities have ruled out foul play in the plane crash that killed Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and two pilots almost a month ago. Retired Capt. John Andrews, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines deputy director general, on Monday told a congressional joint committee examining his agency’s performance that he considered the crash of the […]

Agency, media urged to be sober in crash inquiry

August 29, 2012

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SOBRIETY was the call of the day for Cebu City officials in relation to the deaths of Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo and Capt. Jessup Bahinting. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday asked the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to refrain from issuing statements about their inquiry into the the crash […]

Pilot’s daughter vows to continue flying school, business amid inquiry

August 28, 2012

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Close to a thousand people bid farewell to Capt. Jessup Bahinting in burial rites held in Ginatilan town, southern Cebu at past 2 p.m. yesterday. “My dad’s legacy is not only about aviation. His greatest legacy is his faith and love for Jesus,” said his 28-year-old daughter Sarah Lynn. Requiem services were held in the […]

‘Bahinting renewed license ahead of flight’

August 27, 2012

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THE family, friends and employees of the late Capt. Jessup Bahinting voiced dismay over reports that he allegedly had an expired license when he flew Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo last Aug. 18. “It is not true that Capt. Jessup Bahinting’s license was expired. We have proof that it’s renewed. Maybe the database […]

Pilot returns to ‘happy place’ for the last time

August 27, 2012

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Eight days after his Piper Seneca plane crashed off the waters of Masbate City, Capt. Jessup Bahinting has come home to his own “happy place” in Ginatilan town, in southwestern Cebu yesterday. Friends and neighbors of Bahinting in the fishing town of Ginatilan waited for the arrival of his remains that were transported from St. […]

‘Good deeds make great men worth remembering’

August 26, 2012

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With good deeds and good examples, one will always be remembered. This is how Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma paid tribute to the late Capt. Jessup Bahinting in his homily during Mass offered yesterday at the Metropolitcan Cebu Cathedral for the pilot, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and the Nepalese co-pilot Kshitz Chad who perished in Saturday’s […]

‘Jessup didn’t die in vain’

August 26, 2012

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If not for the (plane crash), my husband’s love for God would not be exposed to the whole world,” said Margarita Bahinting yesterday after receiving a posthumous award for her pilot spouse in simple rites at the St. Peter’s Life Funeral Homes. Cebu City officials led by Mayor Michael Rama and Cebu City zoo worker […]

Ginatilan readies for burial

August 24, 2012

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The beach house in Ginatilan town, south Cebu where he was preparing to retire is the scene of busy prepartions for a vigil wake for Captain Jessup Bahinting. Ginatilan, the hometown of his widow Margarita, was considered his hometown as well although the pilot was born in Siquijor. Bernabela Matas, a sister-in-law of the pilot, […]

Ace pilot comes home

August 24, 2012

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Capt.Jessup Bahinting finally arrived home in Cebu yesterday. His widow Margarita burst into tears when the body bag containing the pilot’s body emerged from the Beechcraft Baron 55, accompanied by their youngest daughter, Sarah Lynn. The plane owned by Cheyn Air touched down 8 a.m. in the Aviatour Air hangar in Mactan. About 200 flight […]