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Starbow Overshots Its Runway

Starbow Overshots Its Runway Starbow Overshots Its Runway

Snippets of nformation reaching Ghananation.com indicates that a Tamale bound Starbow flight has over shot its run way at the Tamale Airport, the Northern regional capital, on Tuesday morning.

The reports has it that the aircraft had problems after landing, causing it to crash through a barricade mounted on the run way.

According to eyewitness, the front tryes of the plane broke into the cockpit.

Ghananation.com can confirm that, the National Security, Armed Forces, Airport Security and the Fire Service are currently at the airport investigating the incident.

The CEO of the airline Mr. James Eric Antwi however debunked that the plane crashed landed.

He said the flight had landed before it bumped into a ramp.

The company has issued a statement which described the incident as  "minor".

Below is a copy of a statement released by management of the company on the incident.

STARBOW : PRESS RELEASE

We have received notification that Starbow flight S9110, which was en-route from Accra to Tamale, has been involved in minor incident today 6th October 2015.

As a result, Starbow's BAe aircraft with registration 9GSBB went through the barricade at the end of the Tamale runway and stopped. It is noteworthy that, both the crew and the passengers were disembarked safely via the stairs.

Our sincere concern goes out to all of the passengers, friends and families involved. We are still gathering the facts concerning the event. Starbow is cooperating fully with the Authorities in charge.

We will inform the media of any significant additional information as soon as it becomes available.

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