Plane carrying Malawi Vice President, nine others, goes lacking; search operation underway

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According to authorities, the airplane was purported to land at Mzuzu International Airport, which is situated roughly 380 km (240 miles) north of Lilongwe

Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Chilima and nine different folks have gone lacking after the airplane didn’t land at a scheduled time on Monday, reported CNN. The presidential workplace and cupboard introduced in a press release that Chilima and different passengers had been on the Malawi Defence Force Aircraft that took off from Lilongwe at 9:17 a.m. native time (3.17 a.m. ET).

According to authorities, the airplane was purported to land at Mzuzu International Airport, which is situated roughly 380 km (240 miles) north of Lilongwe, reported CNN.

However, it by no means made it there and is now not within the zone of the radar.

“All efforts by aviation authorities to make contact with the aircraft since it went off the radar have failed thus far,” the presidential assertion learn.

“As such, 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 canceled 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 assertion added.

The search operation to find the plane is underway. Further particulars are awaited.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is revealed from ANI)


Nilesh Desai
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