Tragic Plane Crash Claims Lives of Malawi’s Vice President and Nine Others

Tragic Plane Crash Claims Lives of Malawi’s Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima and Nine Others

In a devastating turn of events, the Office of the President and Cabinet has announced that the search and rescue operation for the Malawi Defense Force aircraft that went missing on Monday, June 10th, has ended in tragedy.

The aircraft, which was carrying the Vice President, the Right Honourable Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima, and nine others, has been found in the Chikangawa forest. Tragically, all on board have perished in the crash.

The search and rescue operation was conducted by various agencies, including the Malawi Defense Force, the Police Service, and the Department of Civil Aviation, immediately after the aircraft went off the radar. However, the devastating outcome has left the nation in a state of profound sorrow and mourning.

President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera has been informed of the tragic incident and has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the Vice President and all those who have lost their lives in this tragic event. In a gesture of national mourning, the President has declared a national day of mourning and ordered that all flags fly at half-mast from today until the day of the funeral.

The Office of the President and Cabinet has promised to provide further updates as more information becomes available. As the country grapples with this devastating loss.

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11th June, 2024

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