5 motor banca crew members rescued off Antique

Bea Zaragosa, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 27 2018 01:41 PM

CALUYA, Antique - Five people were rescued in waters off Sitio Magtang in Barangay Harigue, Caluya town here Friday after the propeller of their motor boat snapped, authorities said. 

Richard Villaram, Boysie Erodias, Ramses Tasic, Jerwin Ignacio and Welmer Ysug were brought to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Caluya substation.

According to a spot report from the PCG Western Visayas office, the propeller of MB John Glyjaks broke on Friday.

The crew immediately called for help and the PCG, together with the Caluya Municipal Police Station, responded and launched a rescue operation.