Founding Pastor of Bahamas Faith Ministries International and popular speaker, Dr. Myles Munroe, has been confirmed dead along with his wife, Ruth, after a ghastly plane crash in Grand Bahama on Sunday according to the Bahamas Tribune.
The President of Myles Munroe International was killed when the plane he was in hit a crane and crashed in the Bahamas. He and his wife were amongst nine other people believed to be dead as well.
A statement from the Ministry of Transport and Aviation says the Lear 36 Executive Jet had departed from Nassau and had crashed about 5 p.m. local time Sunday while attempting to land at Grand Bahama International Airport, according to The Associated Press.
Rescue teams are on the scene. The plane was said to have hit a crane on approach to the airport.
Dr. Myles Munroe, 60, was the president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) and Myles Munroe International (MMI), a Christian growth and resource center that includes leadership training institutes, a missions agency, a publishing company, a television network, radio and Web communications, and a church community. He was chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the International Third World Leaders Association and president of the International Leadership Training Institute. He was the author of 69 books and was a motivational speaker.
May his soul and that of his wife rest in perfect peace.