Malawi Vice President's plane goes missing: Report

Besides Saulos Chilima, there are nine others on the aircraft

By Reuters

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Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima. Photo: Reuters
Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima. Photo: Reuters

Published: Mon 10 Jun 2024, 8:07 PM

Last updated: Mon 10 Jun 2024, 8:30 PM

An aircraft carrying Malawi's Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima and nine others has gone missing, Malawi's presidency said on Monday.

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"All efforts by aviation authorities to make contact with the Aircraft since it went off the radar have failed thus far," Malawi's Office of the President and Cabinet said in a statement.

Chilima, 51, was aboard a Malawi Defense Force aircraft that left the capital Lilongwe at 0917 local time (0717 GMT), the statement said, adding that search and rescue operations were ongoing.




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