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Precision Air regrets to confirm that 19 fatalities and 24 survivors have now been reported by the emergency services at the scene of the accident involving flight PW-494 which crashed at Lake Victoria in Bukoba today. The aircraft, 5H-PWF, ATR42-500, was flying from Dar es Salaam to Bukoba when the accident occurred at around 08:53 local time. There were 39 passengers (38 Adults and 1 Infant) and 4 crew on board the flight. Precision Air extends its deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the passenger and crew involved in this tragic accident. The company will strive to provide them with information and whatever assistance they will require in this difficult time. The names of passengers and crew on board the aircraft will not be released until all next-of-kin have been notified. Relatives and friends of those who may have been on board are requested to call the special line 0786-300415/0789-266600 or visit our information centers at Blue Saphire Hotel at Dar es Salaam or ELCT Hotel in Bukoba.

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