Probe Ghana Civil Aviation Authority begins investigations into Starbow accident

The Deputy Director General Technical of the GCAA, Martey Boye Atoklo, said that a team of experts will be in the Northern regional capital to commence investigations into the matter.

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Starbow airline crash-lands in Tamale

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Engineers of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have began investigations into the cause of today’s crash landing involving a Starbow Airline Flight S9110 which was en route from Accra to Tamale.

The flight with registration number 9GSBB crash-landed as it hit the barricade at the end of the Airport runway and stopped.

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The Deputy Director General Technical of the GCAA Martey Boye Atoklo, who confirmed the incident, said that a team of experts will be in the Northern regional capital to commence investigations into the matter.

According to him, Starbow flights to other parts of the country are flying as scheduled and there are no disruptions as a result.

Passengers on board a Tamale-bound aircraft of Starbow airlines, had the scare of their lives when the aircraft, BAE with registration 9GSBB, crash landed in Tamale, Tuesday morning.

Speaking to Pulse.com.gh, Chief Executive Officer of Starbow, James Antwi, said "the plane just hit the barricade of the runway".

He said no injuries were recorded, as the passengers have moved on with their journey.

In October 2014, two people were injured after a Takoradi bound Starbow aircraft made an emergency landing.

Starbow was named the 2015 domestic airline of the year by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG), after picking the award also in 2014.

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