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"All passengers on board have been accounted for and there were no fatalities" - Ghana Armed Forces



The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has confirmed that no fatalities were recorded following the emergency landing of its Air Force Helicopter with registration number GHF 696 at Bonsukrom near Agona Nkwanta in the Western Region.


According to the Ghana Armed Forces, all passengers on board have been accounted for.


In a statement signed by its Director General, Public Relations, Brigadier General, E. Aggrey-Quarshie, he said "All passengers on board have been accounted for and there were no fatalities. However, they have been evacuated and are currently undergoing routing medical checkup.



The statement further noted that the Ghana Air Force Helicopter with registration number GHF 696 at about 12:30 hours on Tuesday made an emergency landing within the general areas of Bonsukrom near Agona Nkwanta in the Western Region.


Brigadier General, E. Aggrey-Quarshie explained that the helicopter had on board Twenty-one (21) passengers made up of staff of the Ghana National Gas Company and aircrew were conducting routine offshore powerline inspection of the Atuabo Gas Plant when the incident occurred.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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