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Fijian pastor and son killed in Kenya plane crash

A Fijian pastor and his teenage son are amongst eight passengers and two pilots killed after their plane crashed in bad weather in Kenya.

Pastor Sakaraia Tamani Mataka, 55, and his son Paula Tekei Mataka,15, were on their way to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, before heading to Fiji for a month.

Pastor Mataka and his family were due to complete ten years of service in Kenya and return to Vanua Levu in Fiji, this December.

The remains of the FlySAX plane that the two Fijian nationals were onboard. Photo/ The Star, Kenya.

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