Renowned Preacher, Leader, Business Coach and author Dr. Myles Munroe of Bahamas Faith Ministries International and his wife Mrs. Ruth Ann Munroe has died in a plane crash on Sunday 9th of November in the Bahamas. According to The Associated Press, the plane, a Lear LEA -1.05% 36 executive jet, reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on impact and crashing into the ground near a junk yard area.
The plane crashed while making an approach for landing at Grand Bahama International Airport at 5.10pm, the Ministry of Transport and Aviation said. The crash killed all nine people on board the private jet.
The crash occurred as people were gathering in Grand Bahama for Dr. Munroe’s 2014 Global Leadership Forum which starts today, November, 10. Former mayor of Atlanta and former U.S Ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Young scheduled to speak at the popular leadership forum, released the following statement through his foundation:
“Ambassador Young expresses his deep sadness over the tragic death of his friends Dr. Myles and Mrs. Ruth Munroe. He offers condolences to the Munroe family and the families of the other souls who lost their lives as a result of this shocking plane crash.”
Bishop D. Macdonaldo
— Bishop D Maldonado (@BishopMaldonado) November 10, 2014
#DrMylesMunroe : My entire family is mourning with you today, Chairo (Myles Jr.) Munroe. Only God can GIVE COMFORT ON ALL SIDES to you.
— Oby Ezekwesili (@obyezeks) November 10, 2014
#MylesMunroe …that's a man who will never die. A man who contributed so much value his name will never perish
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) November 10, 2014
Rev. Sam Adeyemi
Sad to hear of the passing of outstanding and inspiring mentor, Dr Myles Munroe and his wife, along with others. IT IS WELL!
— Sam Adeyemi (@sam_adeyemi) November 10, 2014
Pastor Godman Akinlabi
So sad to hear about the passing away of Dr Myles Munroe and his wife. We lost a great leader and pastor. RIP pic.twitter.com/xf5YhQe8MR
— Godman Akinlabi (@PGeeman) November 10, 2014
House on the Rock Church:
Africa’s richest woman and oil mogul, Mrs. Folorunso Alakija is also expected to speak at the leadership forum.
Myles Munroe is known for his work and teachings on leadership, purpose and maximizing your potential, vision, individual and national transformation, He was the senior pastor of Bahamas Faith Ministries International Fellowship, where his wife, Ruth Ann, served as co-senior pastor. They leave behind two children, daughter, Charisa and son, Chairo (Myles Jr.) Munroe.
The greatest tragedy is not death. It is life lived without purpose.”
– Myles Munroe
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