In a statement, the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) Public Relations Manager A. J. Hungwe confirmed two applicants died during a selection road run at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport.
Hungwe said the families of the deceased had been informed of their deaths. He said the recruitment was part of its efforts to equip its Aviation Security Department. We publish Hungwe’s statement below:
The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe has been in the process of recruiting Trainee Aviation Security Officers. The recruitment is part of the Authority’s efforts to equip its Aviation Security Department with manpower in accordance to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) requirements.
It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce that during the recruitment exercise two (2) potential male candidates suffered some medical casualties as a result of the road run. The deceased passed on at Parirenyatwa General Hospital where they had been ferried to receive medical care. The affected families have been informed and the Authority is working closely with the bereaved families during these trying times.
The Board. Management and Stuff’s thoughts and prayers are with the deceased and their families during this difficult tune.
May Their Souls Rest in Eternal Peace.