26 of the 39 passengers on the flight that crashed into Lake Victoria have now been rescued.

From a Precision Air flight that crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday morning, 26 passengers have so far been saved.

The airline claims that there were 39 people on board the plane that crashed-landed as it was getting close to Bukoba Airport, including 38 adults and one child.

Precision Air stated in a press release on Sunday afternoon that passengers of flight no. PW 494 were traveling from Dar es Salaam to Bukoba.

As rescue efforts continue in the Kagera region, no deaths have been officially confirmed.

We can confirm that 26 passengers have been saved and taken to the hospital for treatment while the rescue operation is still ongoing. Currently, no death has been confirmed, according to a statement from the airline.

Precision Air technical workers and TAA have also left to join the rescue crew on the ground as part of an inquiry team.

At 3 p.m., the airline has promised to provide more details.

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