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General News of Wednesday, 22 January 2020


Ghana Armed Forces aircraft crashes at landing base in Accra

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An aircraft belonging to the Ghana Armed Forces is reported to have crashed at the Air Force Base in Accra during a routine engine run exercise few hours ago.

Although there were no recorded casualties, a preliminary investigation team has been established to come up with a report within 48 hours.

A press release by the Director of Public Relations of the Ghana Armed Forces, Coloniel E. Aggrey-Quarshie stated that “the manufacturer of the aircraft, Airbus have been notified of the incident. They are expected to fly in a team to join their Ghanaian counterpart for a thorough assessment of the aircraft damage.”

The Ghana Armed Forces have however assured the public and its clientele that the incident has not affected operational activities.

Below is the release

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