The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), have launched investigations into a ground accident involving a privately owned aircraft at the Kotoka International Airport.

This was contained in a joint statement released by the GCAA and GACL in Accra on Thursday.

The aircraft, a light-bodied single engine aircraft (Beechcraft, B-36) with registration number F – GELY, registered in France, was involved in the accident at about 1415 hours on Thursday, 25th October, 2012.

The aircraft was significantly damaged and the technician involved in the accident had been treated and discharged by the Airport Clinic.

“An investigation into the accident has commenced and updates will be provided as and when they are available,” the statement said.