Reports coming in just confirmed former MDC-T legislator for Chimanimani Roy Bennet has died. Bennet and his wife Heather were among the five passengers who lost their lives in a Huey UK-1 helicopter crash that happened 24km east of Raton town, New Mexico in North America.
Air Crash investigators from New Mexico-Colorado believe the accident must have happened around 6pm on Wednesday local time. Details of the aircraft and its route have not yet been established.
Social media has already started pouring with messages of grief, shock and loss as prominent politicians and former colleagues of Roy, affectionately known as “Pachedu” took to their twitter timelines to express their emotions and advise their following.