July 14, 2024

BREAKING: Missing Malawi plane found, VP, ex-First Lady, others reportedly dead


The military aircraft conveying Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima which went missing on Monday have been found.

DAILY POST reports that the military plane carrying the VP and nine others, including the former First Lady, Shanil Dzimbiri, failed to make a landing on Monday morning.

The VP and the nine others were to attend the funeral of a prominent Malawian lawyer, former Attorney General and Justice Minister, Ralph Kasambala in Mzuzu.

President Lazarus Chakwera had ordered regional and national forces to conduct an immediate search and rescue operation to locate the whereabouts of the missing aircraft.

However, DAILY POST gathered that the Dornier 228 military plane was found in the Chikangawa Forest early hours of Tuesday.

All passengers on board were reportedly dead.

A statement issued on Tuesday morning by the Press Secretary to the President, Anthony Rogbers Kasunda said President Chakwera will address the general public shortly.

More to follow.



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