Allied Air B727F crashes at Accra Airport
An Allied Air Cargo Boeing 727-200 freighter (5N-BJN) overan the runway upon landing at Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana, on Saturday evening, June 2, at about 19:10. The crew of four survived the accident unhurt, but at least ten people were killed on the ground after the aircraft broke through the perimeter fence and hit a minivan. The aircraft received substantial damage (see pictures).
Allied Air Cargo was formed in 1998 and operates a fleet of four B727Fs as well as two MD-11Fs wet-leased from World Airways.