MANILA, Philippines – A tugboat sank in the waters of Golo Island, Looc, Occidental Mindoro where three more missing crew members are still being searched for by the search and rescue operation of the Philippine Coast Guard.
According to the captain of the tugboat Betheva 2, Alfie Dangue, they were sailing from South Harbor, Manila to Rio Tuba, Palawan when they encountered a big wave that caused the engine room to flood.
A few moments later, the tugboat completely sank.
𝐌/𝐛𝐧𝐜𝐚 𝐑𝐆 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 rescued five of Betheva 2’s eight crew members.
Such a boat took them to Barangay Talaotao, Looc, Occidental Mindoro to provide additional assistance:
1. Alfie Dangue – Boat Captain
2. Jerwin Adion – Crew Member
3. Ariel Sadje – Crew Member
4. Ronel Padon – Crew Member
5. Gerald Manzano – Crew Member
According to Captain Dangue, the three missing crew members were aboard a life craft when he last spotted them:
6. Joshua Brizal – Crew Member
7. Jerome Feildad – Crew Member
8. Alias Jay – Crew Member
The SAR operation of the PCG continues in the waters of Occidental Mindoro to find them. Jocelyn Tabangcura-Domenden
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