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Tanzanian plane crash: Fisherman rewarded for rescuing  victims

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Tanzanian fisherman, Jackson Majaliwa, one of the first responders at the scene of the plane that crashed into Lake Victoria on Sunday, has been honoured by the Tanzanian government.

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According to Eastern Africa, the Kagera Regional Commissioner, Albert Chalamila, handed over a cash gift of $428 (equivalent of Tsh1 million) to the fisherman from the lakeside town of Bukoba on Monday.

Majaliwa was also offered a job with the firefighting and rescue brigade  by the Tanzanian President, Samia Suluhu.

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While 24 passengers survived the crash, 19 died.

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