A helicopter which was carrying some consignment of gold from Chirano near Bibiani in the Western region to Accra force landed at a maize farm at Kumikrom near Asamankese in the Eastern Region on Monday afternoon.
According to the police at Asamankese, the incident happened at about 12:25pm.
The helicopter was said to have developed a mechanical fault and forced landed at the maize farm.
There were four crew members aboard the helicopter namely Capt. Abdul Salam, Gifty Danso, a Custom officer, David Fosu and Adjei Kumi Enock.
According to the police at Asamankese, another helicopter arrived later, transferred the boxes of gold and carried the distressed crew.
Source: Daily Graphic