Boeing 727 cargo plane crashed in Ghana airport killed 10 people

Boeing 727 cargo plane crashed in Ghana airport killed 10 people

Accra : Ghana | Jun 03, 2012 at 3:07 AM PDT
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A cargo plane Boeing 727 attempting to land at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana on Saturday crashed and slammed into a mini bus loaded with passengers.

The mini bus with 10 passengers are all killed while injured four-man aircrew jumped to safety and were rushed to hospital.The plane first smashed through the fence that runs around the airport before hitting the bus.

Images of the plane lying across a road with its tail and wings damaged and one if its wheels buckled as police and soldiers cordoned off the area. The bodies of the victims were taken to a morgue at a nearby military hospital where a small crowd of grief-stricken relatives gathered to identify loved ones.

Source: AP

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A buckled wheel and damaged tyre of the cargo plane after the crash at Accra's international airport
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