Starbow fleet grounded

Domestic Airliner, Starbow’s fleet has been grounded following safety concerns.Two passengers aboard a Starbow aircraft destined for Takoradi were injured when the plane force-landed 20 minutes into the journey.
The plane made a quick emergency return from its journey to Takoradi after it experienced hydraulic warning signals 6000 feet into the skies.
This is the second incident of such magnitute involving the airline in the space of a few months.
In the wake of the incident, Deputy Transport Minister, Hon. Joyce Bawa-Mogtari said the Ministry summoned the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for briefing over the matter.
She reported the GCCA as saying the Starbow plane involved in Tuesday’s incident needed further maintenance before flying.
Consequently, the Authority has decided to ground the entire fleet of the domestic airline for further safety checks, after which an airworthiness certificate will be issued to the company. – Myjoyonline

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