23 people who were traveling in the plane have been rescued. The information about how many people were traveling in the plane was not revealed. Photos and videos of the plane sinking in Lake Victoria are going viral on social media. According to the photo on social media, the plane is completely submerged in water and only the rear part of the plane is visible above. Rescue boats and lifeguards are reportedly trying to save the passengers.
Precision Air is a privately owned company based in Tanzania. The plane PW 494 of this company crashed. The airline has informed that the flight was heading towards Bakoba airport. The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, has appealed to the public to remain calm and rescue operations are underway. I have come to know about the plane crash. She said that they have started rescue operations.
Information has come out that 43 people are traveling in the plane. So far 23 people have been rescued. According to the Tanzanian police, the plane crashed due to bad weather. He has informed that the rescue operation is going on. Passengers are being rescued with the help of boats.