Air Tanzania aircraft seized by South African authorities

A plane owned by Tanzania’s state-run airline was seized in Johannesburg by South African authorities, a senior government official said. Mr Leonard Chamuriho, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications, said in a statement that the plane belonging to Air Tanzania Company Limited was seized Friday following an order by the Gauteng High Court of South Africa. “We are working to ensure that the plane is released immediately,” said Mr Chamuriho. Air Tanzania was Friday forced to cancel its flight from Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg…

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