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Student pilot Merelesita Lutu (left) and flight school instructor Iliesa Tawalo.
February 28
16:18 2018

It is unlikely that there are any survivors from the Cessna 172 plane crash at Delaikoro mountains in Labasa.

National Fire Authority teams on the ground have confirmed that it is highly unlikely that Pacific Flying School instructor Iliesa Tawalo and student pilot Merelesita Lutu survived the crash.

Police and National Fire Authority teams are currently making their way to the crash site.

Weather in Labasa is worsening and teams are hoping to act fast before weather hinders any progress in the removal of wreckage.

The following statement was released by Police:

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