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November 23, 2018 11:58 PM Plane crash kills 5 in Masvingo

Five people — three Finnish and two Zimbabweans — died on the spot, while their bodies were mangled beyond recognition when a private plane crashed in Masvingo yesterday morning. The plane, which was en-route to Victoria Falls from Buffalo Range Aerodrome in Chiredzi, crashed at Chamanjirenji Hills near the Tokwane-Ngundu area close to Renco Mine. By yesterday 23

November 16, 2018 5:33 AM Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over an alleged fault with the jet’s design. The lawsuit accuses the US aircraft manufacturer of failing to inform pilots and airlines of a feature with its new 737 Max plane system that could “push the nose down unexpectedly”. Lion Air flight 26

October 30, 2018 1:36 AM Lion Air: How could a brand new plane crash?

Lion Air flight JT 610 has crashed into the sea , with nearly 190 people on board, shortly after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. A lot of attention has focused on the fact the plane, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was brand new. This is the first major incident involving that kind of plane. Details so far have been scant and the cause will not be confirmed 25

September 10, 2018 3:32 AM South Sudan: Plane crashes into Lake Yirol ‘killing 19’

Nineteen people were killed when a small passenger plane crashed into a lake as it tried to land in thick fog in central South Sudan, reports say. Only four people, including two children, survived the crash, said government official Taban Abel Aguek. The victims include the pilot and co-pilot, a staff member of the Red Cross and an Anglican bishop 38

July 10, 2018 4:44 PM Many injured as plane crashes in South Africa

At least 19 people have been injured in a plane crash near the city of Pretoria in South Africa. Local emergency services posted a picture on Twitter showing passengers being helped from the burning wreckage of a plane in a grassy field. “Medics from ER24 and other services are at the scene of a plane crash at Wonderboom in Pretoria,” said a spokesman 37

April 29, 2018 5:05 PM Three dead after transport plane crashes at Libya oilfield

BENGHAZI, Libya – A Libyan transport plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday at an airfield near El Sharara oilfield, killing three people, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said. The military C-130 plane had been chartered by Akakus Oil, which operates Sharara, and had delivered 18 tonnes of catering and maintenance supplies to the southwestern 53

October 14, 2017 2:02 PM All Passengers, Crew Killed In Plane Crash

Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola, According to an AFP report. Luís António Solo, head of Aero Accidents Investigation and Prevention Office (GPIAA), is quoted saying, “The plane left Kamakenzo airport in Dundo for Luanda at 4:58pm (1558 GMT) on Thursday. We lost contact shortly after take-off,” he told a press 66

April 2, 2017 8:21 AM Zimbabwe: Gweru-Born Prophet 'Invades' South Sudan

South Africa-based and Gweru-born man of the cloth Prophet Gerry King who is making waves across southern Africa through miracle services, recently took his crusade to northeastern Africa where thousands attended his prophetic conference in South Sudan. King was in the war-torn northeastern African country on March 16 as a special guest during a prophetic 12

March 28, 2017 3:10 AM Mugabe is heartless: Mujuru

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is being kept in power by “power-hungry looters”, hence Zimbabweans must take the chance to vote the 93-year-old leader out of office, former Vice-President Joice Mujuru said yesterday. Mujuru, who is opposition National People’s Party (NPP) leader, said this while visiting party officials admitted at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals’ 26

March 28, 2017 2:32 AM 6 perish in Vumba plane crash

SIX business executives from neighbouring Mozambique reportedly died yesterday in a plane crash in the mountainous Vumba area south-east of Mutare due to suspected bad weather. Manicaland police spokesperson Tavhiringwa Kakohwa would neither deny nor confirm the number of casualties in the plane crash and its intended destination. “l can confirm that there 9