REPORT: There are reports that the Bahamas Faith Ministries leader Dr. Myles Munroe has died after a plane crashed off Grand Bahama Island.
The Nassau Guardian reports Dr. Munroe’s wife, Ruth, and daughter also died in the crash. Seven other passengers, including BFMI youth pastor Lavard Parks and his wife, Radel, as well as Captain Stanley Thurston, also died when the plane went down Sunday afternoon. Associate pastor Richard Pinder was also killed in the crash.
The plane took off Lynden Pindling International Airport at 4:07 p.m. and crashed during approach for landing at Grand Bahama International Airport at 5:10 p.m., the Nassau Guardian reports.
MyFoxAtlanta is reporting that former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young was supposed to be on that flight, but declined due to the weather. He was scheduled to speak at an annual Christian leadership conference.
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— Carla R. Cannon (@CarlaRCannon) November 10, 2014
"The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness" -Myles Munroe
— DR. MYLES MUNROE (@mylesmunroe) November 5, 2014
Like the rest of the body of Christ I'm Beyond shocked and devastated at the news of Pastor and friend @mylesmunroe. Heartbroken!..
— Fred Hammond (@RealFredHammond) November 10, 2014
My heart is broken about Dr Myles Munroe , wife, daughter and staff members dying in a plane crash Praying for the family for sure!
— Gloria Pruitt (@gloriajpruitt) November 10, 2014
Taffi and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth. We send our… http://t.co/H9qcMzu2YZ
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