Aircraft Carrying Malawi Vice-President, Nine Others Missing

Date: 10-06-2024 9:46 pm (1 week ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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The Malawi government has confirmed that an aircraft carrying its Vice President, Saulos Chilima and nine others is missing.

According to a statement issued by its Secretary, Colleen Zamba,  Malawi Defense Force aircraft “went off the radar” after it left the capital, Lilongwe, on Monday morning, it added.

Zamba said that the president ordered a search and rescue operation after aviation officials were unable to contact the aircraft.

He added that the plane was supposed to land at Mzuzu International Airport, in the country’s north, just after 10:00 local time (09:00 BST).

Zamba said, “The Office of the President and Cabinet wishes to inform the general public that the Malawi Defense Force Aircraft that left Lilongie today, Monday 10 June 2024 at 09:17 Hours, carrying the Vice President, the Right Honourable Dr.

“Saulos Klaus Chilima, and nine others, failed to make their scheduled landing at Mzuzu International Airport at 10:02.

“The Commander of the Malawi Defense Force, General Valentino Phiri, has since informed His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera of the incident and the President has since cancelled his scheduled departure for the Bahamas and ordered all regional and national agencies to conduct an immediate search and rescue operation to locate the whereabouts of the aircraft.

“The public will be updated on any developments in the situation as facts are established.”

Posted: at 10-06-2024 09:46 PM (1 week ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 10-06-2024 10:53 PM (1 week ago)
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na wa ooooo
Posted: at 10-06-2024 10:53 PM (1 week ago) | Grande Master
- Jiiitk4 at 11-06-2024 04:05 AM (1 week ago)
Our bad leaders keep escaping things like this. God please hear our prayers.
Posted: at 11-06-2024 04:05 AM (1 week ago) | Gistmaniac