Tanzania: Rescuers form human chain to save passengers after plane crashes into lake

A human chain was formed as rescuers attempted to pull passengers from the water after a small passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria on approach to an airport in Tanzania.

Prime minister Kassim Majaliwa announced on Sunday that 19 people have died as a result of the crash.

Local authorities said they were able to rescue 26 of the people on board the Precision Air flight and footage shows some being pulled away from the tip of the submerged aircraft.

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