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BREAKING: Malawi’s Vice President, 9 others killed in plane crash

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Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Klaus Chilima has been confirmed dead after he was involved in a bizarre plane crash after an airplane conveying him and some government official disappeared on Monday.

NaijaOnPoint.com.ng (NOP) reports Malawian President, Lazarus Chakwera confirmed in a nationwide broadcast on Tuesday that Vice President Chilima and nine others died in the bizarre plane crash.

“I am sorry to inform you all that it has turned out to be a terrible tragedy. The search and rescue team has found the aircraft near a hill in the Chikangawa forest, and they have found it completely destroyed with no survivors as all passengers on board were killed on impact.

“Words cannot describe how heartbreaking this is and I can only imagine how much pain and anguish you all must be feeling at this time as well as how much pain and anguish you all must be feeling in the coming days and weeks.

“As we mourn this terrible lose, I also know that going through a terrible lose like this makes us feel helpless and lost as death has a way of remind us that we do not have control over so many things that affect our lives and those we love,” President Chakwera said.

The aeroplane carrying Vice President Chilima and nine others, lost contact approximately 10 minutes before its scheduled landing at Mzuzu Airport. The 51-year-old was reported to be on his way to represent the government at the burial of former government minister, Ralph Kasambara, when the unfortunate incident occurred.

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