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There are no fatalities – GAF confirms Helicopter emergency landing at Bonsukrom

By Vincent Ashitey
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The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has confirmed that there were no fatalities following the emergency landing of one of its helicopters.

In a statement, GAF indicated that the incident happened around 1230 hours on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 when the helicopter made an emergency landing within the general areas of Bonsukrom near Agona Nkwanta in the Western Region.

The GAF said “The helicopter which had on board 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.

All passengers on board have been accounted for and there were no fatalities,” a press release dated March 19 said.

The release noted that the passengers “have been evacuated and are currently undergoing routine medical checkup. Meanwhile, preliminary assessments have commenced to ascertain the cause of the incident.”