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Filipino Frontliner In UAE Dies In Helicopter Crash

PH Ambassador Hjayceelyn M. Quintana and other Embassy officers joined relatives, colleagues, and officials of Abu Dhabi Police tonight in sending off the remains of Filipino ambulance nurse, 39 year-old Joel Que Sacramento, who 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.

Ambassador 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 Mr. Sacramento. In coordination with the Embassy and POLO-OWWA, the Abu Dhabi Police extended full assistance in the repatriation of Mr. Sacramento’s remains to Zamboanga where Mr. Sacramento’s family resides.

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