THE remains of a 39-year-old nurse who died with three others when the air ambulance crashed on October 2 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while en route to rescue victims of a road accident was repatriated yesterday.
Philippine Ambassador Hjayceelyn M. Quintana and other Embassy officers joined relatives, colleagues, and officials of Abu Dhabi Police in sending off the remains of Filipino ambulance nurse, Joel Que Sacramento, the Embassy posted on its official Facebook page.
Sacramento died in a helicopter ambulance crash on 2 October 2021 in the area of Al Wathba while en route to rescuing victims of a road accident along with a doctor and two pilots.
Quintana condoled with the relatives and friends of the deceased while the casket was wheeled off to the waiting Etihad cargo flight bound for Manila.
Officials of Abu Dhabi Police spoke highly of Sacramento.
In coordination with the Embassy and POLO-OWWA, the Abu Dhabi Police extended full assistance in the repatriation of Sacramento’s remains to Zamboanga where his family resides.