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BREAKING: Plane carrying Malawi Vice President disappears off radar

A plane carrying the Vice President of Malawi and nine others has reportedly disappeared off the radar in the South African country.

There are mounting concerns over the safety of the country’s number two citizen, Saulos Chilima following reports of a potential crash landing involving his chopper in Chikangawa forest.

Sources indicate that Vice President Chilima was aboard a Malawi Defence Force chopper en route to Mzuzu Airport to attend a funeral when the aircraft encountered difficulties due to adverse weather conditions.

Subsequently, reports suggest that a crash landing may have occurred upon the chopper’s return journey to Lilongwe.

Eyewitnesses reportedly observed a crash in the Chikangawa forest area, raising fears that Vice President Chilima may have been aboard.

As of now, official statements from the government are awaited. President Lazarus Chakwera has reportedly cancelled his trip to the Bahamas.