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Philippines typhoon: helicopters cannot take off to supply necessaries
Real, Philippines - There were hundreds of casualties and missing
The tropical storm which hit Northern Philippines would have killed about 500 people, but toll increases hour by hour and rescues are difficult: a lot of streets were strewn, rescue helicopters can not take off and sucks to bury the corpses were insufficient. President Gloria Arroyo, who just returned from a summit in Laos, called off plans to fly to the storm-hit areas after warnings that it was not...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency