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Precision Air passenger plane crashes in Tanzania

Posted : 07 November 2022 10:07:02 | By TWO Bureau | GNN Bureau

Precision Air passenger plane crashes in Tanzania

A Tanzanian commercial flight operated by Precision Air crash-landed in bad weather into a lake on Sunday. As many as 19 people are believed to have died. The airline confirmed the death toll and amended the number of survivors down to 24 in an updated statement on Sunday evening.

Precision Air Services is based at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam. The airline operates scheduled passenger services to Nairobi, and Entebbe, and to both airports and airstrips throughout Tanzania.

According to Kagera Police boss William Mwampaghale, Precision Air passenger flight PW494 from Dar-Bukoba plunged into Lake Victoria as it was approaching Bukoba airport.

The ATR 42-500 aircraft had 43 people on board.

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