Dr Myles Munroe And Wife Dead In Plane Crash (UPDATED)
Internationally renowned preacher, president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International, and Myles Munroe International, Dr. Myles Munroe is dead.
According to Forbes.com, Dr Myles Munroe, his wife Ruth Ann and daughter, Charisa have been killed in a plane crash in Grand Bahama alongside six others, totaling nine people who died.
The tragic incident happened on Sunday afternoon, killing all nine people on board of the private jet. The plane was said to have struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on impact and crashing into the ground near a junkyard area.
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The Department of Civil Aviation reported that the plane was a Lear 36 executive jet which departed the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) for the Grand Bahama International Airport. The plane left LPIA at 4.07pm with nine people on board and crashed while making an approach for landing at Grand Bahama International Airport at 5.10pm, the Department of Civil Aviation said.
However, a police source on the island previously said two were feared dead but police sources later confirmed that all those on board had been killed. The group was heading to a conference hosted by Pastor Munroe - the Global Leadership Forum.
The names of the other people on board have not yet been made known but the statement said while the department was advised of fatalities, it was awaiting confirmation from police on if there were any survivors.
The Bahamian preacher was born April 20, 1954, clocked 60 years of age early this year. The family however left behind, the only son, Chairo (Myles Jr.). May their soul rest in perfect peace!