3 feared dead in Renco Mine plane crash- thousands of United States dollars cash looted


Tinomutenda Midzi and Upenyu Chaota

MASVINGO—A light aircraft believed to have been coming from Hippo Valley in Chiredzi crashed at Chamanjenjere Hills in Ngundu near Renco Mine killing all three passengers, the Mail and Telegraph has learnt.

The three are believed to be whites but it could not be immediately established whether they are all locals.

It is also believed that the deceased were carrying an undisclosed amount of cash running into several thousands of United States dollars  which was looted at the scene, according to our sources in Musvovi village located in the vicinity of the accident scene .

The finer details of the accident remain sketchy as the police could not confirm with certainty as to what could have caused the accident saying they are still gathering information.

“We heard reports that a plane has crashed but we are still gathering information. We will make it available when we establish what happened,” said acting provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa.

The police, civil aviation and member of the army in Renco are said to have attended the scene of the accident.

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