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Plane on medical mission to Japan catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 aboard

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very unfortunately, and rarely, bunch of good people on a small Jet.

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Very sad, RIP.

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RIP

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RIP to the victims. Lion Air has a horrible safety record. I’d never ever fly them.

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I misread about the patient passenger who probably was a rich Japanese to hire the plane.

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The patient was a Canadian of coronavirus.

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@Dr.Theo...this is a small charter company in the Philippines, no relation at all to the Lion Air in Indonesia.

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Awful!!

The twin-jet West Wind 24 plane was carrying three medical personnel, three flight crew, a patient and a companion, Richard Gordon, a senator and head of the Philippine Red Cross, said on Twitter.

Appears they were flying a ""VIP"" patient back to Japan...…..

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Many Japanese hospitals advertise for foreign patients.

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