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Starbow Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Kotoka International Airport

Monday, November 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Starbow Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway at Kotoka International Airport

A Starbow Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, on November 25th. The plane, performing flight S9-104 to Kumasi, Ghana, was accelerating to takeoff when it veered off and crashed into a fence wall. One passenger was injured in the incident, and was taken to a hospital. The... »

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing on Football Field in Ghana

Friday, December 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing on Football Field in Ghana

A helicopter made an emergency landing on a football field in Accra, Ghana, on December 2. Authorities said the helicopter was forced to land on the football field of the Abelemkpe Two Basic School due to a technical malfunction. The aircraft, owned by West African Helicopter, landed uneventfully and no injuries were reported. Download... »

Starbow BAe Over-Runs Runway in Ghana; Plane Damaged

Friday, October 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Starbow BAe Over-Runs Runway in Ghana; Plane Damaged

Starbow Airlines flight S9-110 overran the end of runway 23 of Tamale Airport in Savelugu, Ghana, on October 6. The British Aerospace BAe 146-300, flying from Accra, Ghana, crashed into a barrier and stopped with its nose gear collapsed on a walkway. The aircraft sustained significant damage. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Helicopter Carrying Ghana’s President Makes Precautionary Landing due to Bad Weather

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By George Hatcher

A helicopter, carrying Ghana’s president and his wife, made a precautionary landing in an open field of Apatrampa in Kumasi, Ghana on the night of July 10. President John Dramani Mahama, and his wife, Lordina Mahama, were travelling to Accra from Sunyani, when “a sudden storm with high winds closed in”, forcing the pilot... »

Presidential Jet of Ghana Catches Fire; No Injuries

Friday, March 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

The Presidential aircraft of Ghana caught fire while taking off from the Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana, on March 3. Authorities to the Ghana Armed Forces, the “aircraft lost two main left wheels… In spite of the serious veering of the aircraft to the left, they managed to slow and successfully turned off the... »

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Jet Skids Off the Runway in Ghana

Monday, January 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Jet Skids Off the Runway in Ghana

Ethiopian Airlines cargo flight ETEQV, operated by Asky Airlines, crash landed in Accra, Ghana, at around 10 a.m. on January 10. The Boeing 737, en-route from Lome, Togo to Accra, Ghana, skidded during landing at the runway of Kotoka International Airport. There were 3 people aboard the plane; all of them survived the accident.... »

Starbow Flight Returns to Accra Due to Hydraulic Failure

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By George Hatcher
Starbow Flight Returns to Accra Due to Hydraulic Failure

A Starbow flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana, on October 28. The flight was on its way from Accra to Takoradi when the pilot reported that the aircraft’s wing flaps were not functioning due to a hydraulic fault. The British Aerospace 143-200 aircraft, carrying... »

3 Killed, 1 Missing after Oil Rig Helicopter Crashed in Ghana

Saturday, May 10, 2014
By George Hatcher
3 Killed, 1 Missing after Oil Rig Helicopter Crashed in Ghana

A service helicopter carrying 8 workers to the Jack Ryag oil rig near the giant Jubilee field, off the coast of Ghana, crashed into deep waters on May 8. 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,... »

Cargo Flight Crashes Van

Sunday, June 3, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cargo Flight Crashes Van

What: Allied Air Boeing 727 en route from Lagos Nigeria to Accra Where: Kotoka Airport, Hajj Village, Ghana When: June 2, 2012 7 pm Who: 10 fatalities, 4 survivors Why: Flight DHV 111 was flying from Lagos when it touched down halfway down the runway in Accra and failed to stop at the end.... »

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  • Small plane crash kills 3 people and a dog in Franklin County
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    Sky 9 captured footage of the wreckage from a small airplane crash in Franklin County, Indiana.
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  • Plane crash in El Cajon
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire,
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    When responders got to the plane crash site in Indiana on Saturday, all on board the plane had perished, except one dog that had made his way to a nearby house. The folks in the house took him in and cared for the injured dog until a veterinarian was reached. The plane had departed from […]
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  • UPDATED: Plane crash claims three lives
    Three persons and one dog were killed as a result of a small plane crash near Oldenburg Saturday evening, Dec. 16, according to a press release by Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, Versailles District public information officer. About 9:10 p.m., the ISP was notified that an aircraft had crashed ...
  • 3 hurt when plane crashes near Gillepie Field
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