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A private helicopter crashed in a fishpond in Brgy. Anilao, Malolos Bulacan. PRC dispatched an ambulance and a medical team and coordinated with local authorities.

Nag-iwan nang tatlong katao ang patay kasama ang isang kilalang negosyante ang pagbagsak ng isang helicopter sa fishpond sa Barangay Anilao, Malolos City, Bulacan, kaninang alas-12:50 ng tanghali.

Ayon kay Bulacan police provincial director Col. Chito Bersaluna, nakatanggap sila ng tawag kaugnay sa insidente.

Kaagad namang rumesponde ang Malolos police at Philippines Red Cross sa lugar at dito nabatid na dalawang lalaki ang nasawi at isa ang isinugod sa hospital.

Pero kalaunan ay pumanaw na rin.

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Company profile of Liberato “Levy” P. Laus, chairman of Laus group of companies

Kabilang sa nasawi ay ang may-ari rin ng helicopter at kilalang negosyante sa Pampanga na si Liberato “Levy” P. Laus, 65.

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Isa rin itong car dealer at chairman ng Laus group of companies.

Sinasabing ang kompaniya nito ang isa sa pinakamalaking multi-brand dealership sa bansa na may mahigit sa 45 mga dealerships sa Metro Manila, central at Northern Luzon.

Liban kay Laus, kasama rin sa nasawi ay ang piloto ng chopper.

Ayon pa kay Bersaluna, ang bumagsak na helicopter sa palaisdaan ay may body number RP C8098 at ito ay totally damaged.

Sa ngayon ay pumasok na rin ang Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) para magsagawa ng imbestigasyon.

Sinasabing nanggaling daw ng Ninoy Aquino International Airport ang chopper at patungo sana ng San Fernando, Pampanga nang ito ay bumagsak.

Sa company profile ni Laus sa kanilang official website ay nakasaad ang ganito:

“Liberato “Levy” P. Laus is probably one of the most accomplished and most awarded Filipino businessmen of his generation and undoubtedly the most familiar champion of countryside development with a visionary zeal. Among his prestigious awards are: Most Outstanding Kapampangan in the field of business with civic consciousness given by the province of Pampanga in 1991, Outstanding Fernandino in the field of business and entrepreneurship given by the City of San Fernando in 2009, Most Distinguished Bedan given by the San Beda College Alumni Association in 2008….Coming from humble beginnings, Laus was driven by a personal dream to transform his life not only by achieving success but by building a legacy. In effect, he was a man with an extraordinary mission. Armed with a vision, imbued with the value of hardwork, challenged by innovation and change itself, and inspired by love for his hometown, now the City of San Fernando, Laus set out to cut a distinct path for himself.”

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PRC at crash site: Dispatched an ambulance and a medical team and coordinated with local authorities (Phil. Red Cross photo)