KBC News anchor Cynthia Nyamai is mourning the death of her brother.
The veteran media personality’s older brother, a pilot – perished after a Tanzanian airplane plunged into Lake Victoria on Sunday.
The flight, including 39 passengers and four crew members, had taken off from Tanzania’s commercial capital of Dar es Salaam and crashed near the shore at the end of the Bukoba airport runway as it attempted to land in the lakeside town of Bukoba, killing at least 19 people.
The airline confirmed the death toll and amended the number of survivors down to 24 in an updated statement on Sunday evening.
Content creator Maureen Waititu also lost her younger sister last week. Davido also lost his 3 year old son to drowning last week.
Our condolences to the family and friends , mourning their loved ones.