Indian Billionaire & Son Killed in Zimbabwe Plane Crash

An Indian billionaire and his son were killed when their private plane crashed near a diamond mine in south-western Zimbabwe. A total of six individuals died in this plane crash.

The dead billionaire was Harpal Randhawa, the owner of RioZim, a diversified mining company producing gold and coal as well as refining nickel and copper. He along with his son and four others, was killed when the plane crashed in the Zvamahande area of Mashava, Harare, reported news websites of Zimbabwe.

The Cessna 206 aircraft, owned by RioZim, was en route from Harare to the Murowa diamond mine when the tragic incident occurred on Friday (Sept 29). The crash occurred near the Murowa Diamonds mine, partly owned by RioZim.

The plane experienced a technical fault, possibly resulting in a mid-air explosion.

Randhawa was the founder of the USD 4 billion private equity firm GEM Holdings.

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