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‘Good deeds make great men worth remembering’

With good deeds and good examples, one will always be remembered.

This is how Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma paid tribute to the late Capt. Jessup Bahinting in his homily during Mass offered yesterday at the Metropolitcan Cebu Cathedral for the pilot, Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and the Nepalese co-pilot Kshitz Chad who perished in Saturday’s plane crash in Masbate. 293 more words

‘Jessup didn’t die in vain’

If not for the (plane crash), my husband’s love for God would not be exposed to the whole world,” said Margarita Bahinting yesterday after receiving a posthumous award for her pilot spouse in simple rites at the St. 585 more words

Ace pilot comes home

Capt.Jessup Bahinting finally arrived home in Cebu yesterday.

His widow Margarita burst into tears when the body bag containing the pilot’s body emerged from the Beechcraft Baron 55, accompanied by their youngest daughter, Sarah Lynn. 936 more words

Fate favored Abrazado to live

Life is like a game of cards.  The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.  ~Jawaharlal Nehru

This quote by Nehru pretty sums up what happened to Senior Insp. 543 more words

National News

Survivor's Account: Robredo plane avoided crashing into populous village

MASBATE CITY—It was a toss-up between hitting a population center and the sea with the crippled aircraft approaching the Masbate Airport.

Capt. Jessup Bahinting decided to head for the water instead, sparing casualties on the ground but losing instead Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, his copilot and his own life as well, in the tragic crash of the twin-engine Piper Seneca at 4:30 p.m. 1,220 more words

Technical divers of Cebu help find Robredo

THE three “technical divers” from Malapascua Island, a popular diving spot in northern Cebu, succeeded in locating the ill-fated Piper Seneca plane used by Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, because of their training and experience, according to their associate. 374 more words

Cebuano leaders pay homage to Robredo

Government employees and Cebu’s officials joined the country in mourning the death of Interior and Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo following confirmation on the discovery of his remains in the waters off Masbate City yesterday morning. 883 more words