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Recent aviation accidents have claimed the lives of Iran's president and Malawi's vice president. But Russia says Vladimir Putin is safe if he travels on their "very reliable" domestic aircraft. download the app Email address Sign up By clicking “Sign Up”, you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy . AdvertisementA Russian official says the country's leader, Vladimir Putin, won't get caught in a plane crash if he travels on domestic aircraft, state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. "The Russian president uses domestic aircraft.
Persons: Vladimir Putin, , Dmitry Peskov, Peskov, Ebrahim Raisi, Saulos Chilima Organizations: Service, Business Locations: Russia, Russian
CNN —Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima has been killed in a plane crash along with nine other passengers, the country’s President Lazarus Chakwera announced Tuesday. The aircraft went missing after it failed to land at the Mzuzu International Airport, about 380 km (240 miles) to the north of the capital Lilongwe. The wreckage of the plane has been located, Chakwera said Tuesday. “The search and rescue operation I ordered to find the missing plane that carried our vice president and nine others has been completed. And I am deeply saddened and sorry to inform you that it has turned out to be a terrible tragedy,” Chakwera said.
Persons: CNN —, Saulos Chilima, Lazarus Chakwera, Chakwera, ” Chakwera Organizations: CNN, Mzuzu
Malawian Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine other people died when the small military plane they were traveling in crashed in bad weather in a mountainous region in the north of the country, the president said Tuesday. He said Chilima was "a good man, a devoted father and husband, a patriotic citizen who served his country with distinction, and a formidable vice president." Former first lady Shanil Dzimbiri, the ex-wife of former President Bakili Muluzi, was also on the plane, the president had said. The president described the aircraft as a small, propeller-driven plane operated by the Malawian armed forces. Chilima was serving his second term as vice president.
Persons: Saulos Chilima, Chilima, Lazarus Chakwera, Chakwera, Shanil Dzimbiri, Bakili Muluzi, Peter Mutharika, Mutharika, Organizations: Malawian, U.S, Embassy, Department of Defense, Chilima's United Transformation Movement, World Bank Locations: Mzuzu, South Korea, Lilongwe, Air, Viphya, Africa, Malawi, U.S, Norway, Israel
The president of Malawi said Tuesday that the country’s vice president had been killed in a plane crash a day earlier that had prompted a massive search effort. The plane went missing on Monday morning, prompting a massive search and rescue operation for the vice president, Saulos Chilima, and the nine other people on board. In an address to the nation on Tuesday, President Lazarus Chakwera said the wreckage had been found and there were no survivors. “Something terrible went wrong with that flight,” Mr. Chakwera said. He called Mr. Chilima, 51, a “good man” who “served his country with distinction.”
Persons: Saulos Chilima, Lazarus Chakwera, Mr, Chakwera, Chilima, Locations: Malawi
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