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Tanzania: Plane crashes into Lake Victoria; 19 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya —  A plane crashed Sunday morning into Lake Victoria as it approached an airport in Tanzania, killing 19 people on board, the country’s prime minister said. A senior policeman said it was raining when the aircraft plunged into the water. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa raised the death toll from the three dead announced previously. …


Tanzanian passenger plane crashes into Africa’s largest lake

Rescue operations were underway in Tanzania on Sunday after a plane carrying 39 passengers, including an infant, crashed into Africa’s largest lake, the airline said in a statement. Out of the 39 passengers on board the Precision Air flight, 26 had been rescued and taken to hospital, it said in a statement. No deaths had …


Small plane lands on road in Santa Maria

A single-engine aircraft made a forced landing on a street in Santa Maria on Saturday after experiencing mechanical problems, authorities reported. The Beechcraft Bonanza landed at about 4 p.m. in the 2600 block of Clark Road, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The plane had been en route from the Van Nuys Airport …