Accident: Starbow AT72 at Accra on Nov 25th 2017, runway excursion during takeoff
A Starbow Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9G-SBF performing flight S9-104 from Accra to Kumasi (Ghana) with 63 passengers and 5 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Accra's runway 21 at 12:20L (12:20Z) 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 to Kumasi carrying 63 passengers and 5 crew skidded off the runway during takeoff. One passenger received minor injuries and was taken to a hospital.
The occurrence aircraft had joined Starbow's fleet only on Nov 22nd 2017.
DGAA 251400Z 28005KT 240V300 9999 FEW020 FEW030CB 25/20 Q1011 NOSIG=
DGAA 251300Z 22012KT 1300 TSRA OVC013 FEW030CB 23/22 Q1012 NOSIG=
DGAA 251200Z 27007KT 230V300 9999 FEW028 30/23 Q1012 NOSIG=
DGAA 251100Z 26008KT 230V290 9999 FEW024 SCT028 30/24 Q1013 NOSIG=
DGAA 251000Z 27009KT 240V300 9999 FEW020 29/24 Q1013 NOSIG
The aircraft entangled with the perimeter fence: