Tag: Starbow Airlines

ATR-72 Veered Off Runway After Captain’s Seat Moved Fully Backwards

Reading Time: 1 minute On Nov 30th 2017 Ghana’s Civil Aviation Authority reported the aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Accra when at about 70 KIAS the captain’s seat moved fully backwards violently and shifted to the left. As the captain was still controlling nose wheel steering via the steering tiller, this caused the aircraft to veer left and […]

Starbow Airlines ATR-72 Suffers a Runway Excursion During Take-off

Reading Time: 1 minute Starbow Airlines ATR-72-212A, performing flight from Accra to Kumasi (Ghana) with 63 passengers and 5 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Accra when the aircraft veered left off the runway and entangled with the perimeter fence. One passenger received minor injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage. The airport reported flight S9-104 from Accra’s Kokota Airport […]