QENP: A private plane belonging to BAR aviation crashed at Queen Elizabeth National Park Mweya airfield on Saturday afternoon with five passengers on board who were unhurt.
The five passengers included three European travelers and two crew members
The unfortunate incident has been revealed in a statement issued by the BAR aviation via its socials stating that the aircraft had a mishap on the runaway as it landed at the Mweya airfield.
“The management of BAR aviation informs the public that one of their aircraft had a mishap on the runaway as it landed at Queen Elizabeth National Park (Mweya) airfield on Saturday 31st December 2022 at about 1:15pm. All passengers and crew are safe. There are no causalities,” says Aviation company on Twitter.
The company has since assured all its clients that will continue investigating the cause of the crash.
This crash follows a recent on in Tanzania where a plane crashed into Lake Victoria as it attempted to land in the lakeside town of Bukoba, killing at least 19 people.
Of the 43 people on board there were 24 survivors, according to operator Precision Air.
The tragedy, which occurred around 08:50 local time (05:50 GMT), was blamed on bad weather.