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Estero-based plane impounded in Africa

Posted at 3:44 PM, Feb 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-15 15:44:28-05

ESTERO, Fla. -- Zimbabwean aviation authorities have impounded an Estero-registered cargo jet after a dead body later believed to be a stowaway and millions of South African Rand were found on board.

Authorities say the plane, which is registered with Estero-based Western Global Airlines was on its way to Germany when it was impounded at Harare Airport Sunday.

The body was reportedly found after the crew requested to land for refueling.

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