ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A spokesman for Ghana’s fire service says at least 10 people died when a cargo plane crashed in the country’s capital.
Bill Anaglate said the number of dead could rise in the crash in Accra. Anaglate said all the dead were in cars that the plane crushed when it failed to take off from Kotoka International Airport on Saturday night.
The crash happened just outside the airport, which sits near newly built high-rise buildings, hotels and the country’s Defense Ministry. Witnesses said the plane first smashed through the fence that runs around the airport before hitting a bus and cars.