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Sunday, 11 January 2015

Aviation Authority begins investigations into crash-landing incident

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has begun investigations
into circumstances that led to the crash-landing of an Ethiopian cargo
plane at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).

The Ethiopian cargo plane which came into the country from Lome [Togo]
crash-landed at the KIA in Accra on Saturday morning.

According to the Corporate Communications Officer of Ghana Airport
Company, Newman Quartey the plane "skidded off the runway" while
trying to land safely.

Though the cause of the accident is not yet known, some have
attributed it to bad weather conditions.

Meanwhile, the three persons who who were sent to the 37 military
hospital for treatmenthave been discharged.

According to a statement released by the GCAA, while operations are
normal and all flights are operating on schedule, "the Civil Aviation
Authority has commenced initial investigations find the cause of the

Credit: Citifmonline.com

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