Tribune242.com is reporting that Dr. Myles Munroe, president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) and Myles Munroe International (MMI), was on board a plane that crashed along with eight other passengers, one of whom was his wife Ruth. The author writes:
“The crash took place this afternoon and killed all nine people on board the private jet. The plane reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on impact and crashing into the ground near a junkyard area.
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.”
The identities of the other passengers have not been released.
Dr. Munroe was a celebrated pastor, teacher, broadcaster, motivational speaker, author and humanitarian. In 2012, he was awarded Peru’s Congressional Medal of Honor for his contribution to leadership development in Peru and other emerging Latin American nations. He was 60.
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