A passenger plane has plunged into Lake Victoria during landing in Tanzania, resulting in the death of 3 people.
According to foreign media, the passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria some distance from the runway during landing. There were 39 passengers, 2 pilots and 2 cabin crew on board.
According to rescue sources, 26 people have been safely removed from the lake and shifted to a nearby hospital, but the search for the rest of the passengers is ongoing.
According to the report, both the pilots survived the accident and remained trapped inside the cockpit, but they are in contact with the local authorities.
Rescue workers and local fishermen are at the scene trying to rescue those still inside the plane.
According to the local official, the bodies of three people have been recovered so far after the accident.