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Malawi Mourns: Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima dies in Plane Crash
11th Jun 2024, 17:34
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Malawi is mourning the loss of Vice President Saulos Chilima, who tragically died in a plane crash on June 10, 2024. The crash occurred while he was traveling to represent the government at the funeral of former government minister Ralph Kasambara. The aircraft, carrying Chilima and nine others, lost contact with airport radars shortly before crashing in Chikangawa Forest


President Lazarus Chakwera confirmed Chilima's death, expressing deep sorrow and acknowledging the significant contributions Dr Chilima made to the nation. Dr Chilima had served as vice president since 2014, holding roles in economic planning and public sector reforms during his tenure


Former President Peter Mutharika and other leaders have called for prayers and support for the families of the victims. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing as recovery efforts continue in the dense forest area where the wreckage was found.


Zambian president Hakainde Hichilema has sent a team from the Zambian Air Force to assist with the damage


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Malawi Mourns: Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima dies in Plane Crash
11th Jun 2024, 17:34
(326 people have read this)

Malawi is mourning the loss of Vice President Saulos Chilima, who tragically died in a plane crash on June 10, 2024. The crash occurred while he was traveling to represent the government at the funeral of former government minister Ralph Kasambara. The aircraft, carrying Chilima and nine others, lost contact with airport radars shortly before crashing in Chikangawa Forest


President Lazarus Chakwera confirmed Chilima's death, expressing deep sorrow and acknowledging the significant contributions Dr Chilima made to the nation. Dr Chilima had served as vice president since 2014, holding roles in economic planning and public sector reforms during his tenure


Former President Peter Mutharika and other leaders have called for prayers and support for the families of the victims. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing as recovery efforts continue in the dense forest area where the wreckage was found.


Zambian president Hakainde Hichilema has sent a team from the Zambian Air Force to assist with the damage


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