News reaching our desk indicate that a passenger plane belonging to Precision Air has plunged into lake Victoria while landing at Bukoba Airport in Tanzania.
Details we know so far have it that the Passenger flight number PW 494 registration number 5H-PWF from Dar-Bukoba-Mwanza had 53 people on board (49 passengers).
Authorities say rescue operations are underway, it’s also reported that the accident was as a result of bad weather.
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.
WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR: Precision Air's plane crash in Tanzania
* Passenger flight PW 494 from Dar-Bukoba-Mwanza crashed into Lake Victoria before landing at Bukoba airport
* The ATR 42-500 aircraft had 53 people on board (49 passengers). It's registration number was 5H-PWF 👇 pic.twitter.com/IBLHwL4O1L
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