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HARARE - Three people are feared dead on Friday, in Zimbabwe's southern province after a plane crashed near Renco Mine in Masvingo, some 270km south of the capital, Harare, according to a report.

Provincial paper The Mirror has tweeted that three, one of them believed to be a Finland national are feared dead after a Cessna light aircraft they were traveling in crashed about 20kms south of Renco Mine in Masvingo South.

It is not clear when the Cessna-182 plane crashed at Chemanjenjere Hills in the Tokwane-Ngundu area.

The plane is owned by Executive Air Pvt Ltd of Harare. 

Police have already secured the wreckage of the plane while waiting for the Civil Aviation Authority team to arrive and initiate investigations into the cause of the crash.

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African News Agency (ANA)