May 17, 2010
The victims were identified as Gov. Nantes, pilot Capt. Nestor Sanchez and security guards Fred Dominguez and a certain PO1 Lucero.
The two other fatalities were civilians who was hit by a falling chopper that consequently caused fire to two houses at Jaen Subdivision in Lucena.
Initial reports points to mechanical failure as cause of the crash after the helicopter took off at around 3:10 p.m. It fell about a kilometer from the takeoff point 5 minutes later.