Cessna plane carrying Robredo missing

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 18 (PNA) - A Cessna light plane carrying Department of Interior and Local Goverment (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo and two others is now the object of search and rescue mission after disappearing off the coast of Masbate Saturday afternoon.

The plane carrying the DILG chief made its last communication to air traffic controllers as it was nearing the coast of Masbate.

It was reportedly headed for Naga and left Cebu earlier in the afternoon.(PNA)