19 killed after passenger plane plunges into lake in Tanzania


A passenger plane has plunged into Lake Victoria in Tanzania, killing 19 passengers. There were 43 people on board and authorities have rescued 24 of them.


BBC Africa’s Rachael Akidi wrote on Twitter, “JUST IN: A plane has crashed into Lake Victoria in Bukoba in Tanzania’s Kagera region. Rescue efforts are underway. The plane belongs to Precision Air.”

According to media reports, Precision Air plane was flying from Dar es Salaam to Bukoba in Tanzania