Search operations following a Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane crash at the vicinity of Jolo airport, Sulu island, southern Philippines. Photograph: EPA

Philippine authorities ordered on Monday an investigation into the crash of an Air Force plane that overshot a runway killing 47 soldiers on board, th(...)

Rescuers carrying a victim next to the crashed Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane at the vicinity of Jolo airport on Sulu island. Photograph: Joint Task Force Jolo-Armed Forces/EPA

A Philippines Air Force troop plane crashed and broke up in flames on a southern island on Sunday, killing at least 45 people after some jumped free, (...)