Prominent Evangelical Pastor Myles Munroe and Wife Ruth Among 9 Killed in Fiery Bahamas Jet Crash

by Leonardo Blair  |  published on November 10, 2014

Nine people including prominent evangelical pastor and motivational speaker Myles Munroe, 60, and his wife, Ruth, were killed in a fiery jet crash near the Grand Bahama International Airport Sunday.

Munroe, who is the leader of the Bahama Faith Ministries, was expected to join an influential group of religious leaders, executives, politicians and business leaders at the Global Leadership Forum in Freeport, Grand Bahama Monday.

The private Lear jet Munroe and his team were travelling in Sunday evening reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard as it approached the Grand Bahama International Airport, according to

The island’s Department of Civil Aviation said the jet departed the Lynden Pindling International Airport for the Grand Bahama International Airport as 4.07 p.m. The crash occurred at approximately 5.10 p.m. The investigation is ongoing.