THE leader of Bahamas Faith
Ministries, Dr Myles Munroe, and his
wife Ruth have been killed in a
plane crash in Grand Bahama.
#The crash took place this afternoon
and killed all nine people on board
the private jet. The plane reportedly
struck a crane at the Grand Bahama
Ship Yard, exploding on impact and
crashing into the ground near a
junkyard area.
#The Department of Civil Aviation
reported that the plane was a Lear
36 executive jet which departed the
Lynden Pindling International
Airport (LPIA) for the Grand Bahama
International Airport.
#The plane left LPIA at 4.07pm with
nine people on board and crashed
while making an approach for
landing at Grand Bahama
International Airport at 5.10pm, the
Department of Civil Aviation said.
#A police on source on the island
previously said two were feared
dead. However, police sources later
confirmed that all those on board
had been killed.
#The police source also said it was
believed the group was heading to a
conference hosted by Pastor Munroe.
#The identities of the other people
on board have not yet been
#The statement said while the
department was advised of fatalities,
it was awaiting confirmation from
police on if there were any survivors.
#The Grand Bahama Airport
Company Crash Fire Rescue
Department responded to the
incident, and the Police and
Bahamas Air Sea Rescue (BASRA) are
presently on the scene.
#The department said a full scale
investigation will start tomorrow
morning at daylight, which will
include the Department of Civil
Aviation Aircraft Accident
Investigation Prevention Unit.


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