3 Killed, 1 Missing after Oil Rig Helicopter Crashed in Ghana
The accident occurred after the helicopter, belonging to Ghanian subsidiary of the Russian oil company Lukoil, took off from Takoradi’s western port, with 5 Ghanians, 1 French, 1 British and 1 Nigerian on board.
Three people were killed in the incident. According to Kwame Mamphey, the director general of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), 4 people were rescued after the helicopter crash while another one is missing and presumed dead.
The survivors were taken to hospitals where one of them is believed to be in serious condition.
The cause of accident is being investigated.