At about 11:30 a.m. today, a light aircraft chartered by the BSP, carrying official cargo, encountered some mechanical problems while en route to Legazpi City in Albay. The BSP is pleased to report that all passengers and crew on-board the aircraft are safe and unharmed, while the cargo is intact and secured.

The BSP shall defer to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and other oversight agencies responsible for the proper disposition of such incidents.

Source: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)