The Philippine Air Force thru the 505th Search and Rescue Group conducts aerial search operations over Iloilo-Guimaras Strait after a squall capsized three boats past noon on Saturday, 03 August 2019.
A Super Huey II #890, composed of pilots, crew and pararescue personnel, was utilized by the PAF in coordination with the Philippine Coast Guard as the search for the missing passengers intensifies.
Moreover, the Tactical Operations Group 6 – Iloilo, provided KM450 and M35 trucks to ferry the passengers from Parola Wharf to Lapuz Port in Iloilo City.
At around 8 o’clock today, August 05, 2019, the 505th Search and Rescue Group had spotted one victim on the waters of Guimaras Strait which was consequently retrieved by the PCG VI personnel. The victim was identified as Romeo Baguio Sr., a passenger of M/B Jenny Vince and was brought to West Visayas Medical Center, Iloilo City.