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LOM Praha Trade to overhaul Mi-171Sh for Ghana Air Force

LOM Praha Trade to overhaul Mi-171Sh for Ghana Air Force

9-Nov-2020Source: LOM Praha

In Ghana, LOM PRAHA TRADE has reached an agreement to overhaul an Mi-171Sh helicopter. According to the contract the helicopter must be repaired within the timeframe shorter than standard period. Our customer has good reason to shorten the repair time. The customer will use the helicopter in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The helicopter... Read more

Forced Landing for Ghana Gold Delivery

Forced Landing for Ghana Gold Delivery

30-Jul-2018Source: HeliHub.com

A helicopter carrying a consignment of gold was forced to landed on a maize farm in Asamankese. The helicopter was said to have a mechanical fault. The crew of four and the gold were soon collected by a different helicopter to continue their delivery. The faulty aircraft has been left in the maize field under... Read more

Bishops demand helicopters for police in Ghana

Bishops demand helicopters for police in Ghana

22-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

The Charismatic Bishops Conference has recently suggested to the Government of Ghana that a unit of helicopters will be an asset to the Ghana Police Service. As reported by News Ghana, they highlighted the uses of helicopters, such as search-and-rescue operations, surveillance, monitor traffic, car chases and deployment of men into “conflict zones.” The Ghana... Read more

Ghana Orders 4 Z-9EH Helicopters for Oil and Gas Project

Ghana Orders 4 Z-9EH Helicopters for Oil and Gas Project

26-May-2017

Four Z-9 EH helicopters have been commissioned by the President of Ghana, John Mahama, to be delivered by the Chinese government. The helicopters will have a large role in the Ghana Gas infrastructure project. The commission comes to $100 million, reports My Joy Online. The helicopters will be used for security of oil installations on... Read more

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

12-May-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Belgian based operator NHV have recently taken two Airbus H175 helicopters out to Western Africa, and will be operating them from Ghana.  They will be based at Takoradi under contract to Tullow Oil, which has had interests in two exploration licences offshore Ghana since 2006. NHV now has two H175s based at Aberdeen in the... Read more

10-Jul-15 Mil Mi-171 Apatrampa, Ghana

10-Jul-15 Mil Mi-171 Apatrampa, Ghana

10-Jul-2015

Flight with Ghana’s President John Mahama and First lady Lordina Maham on board.  Landed due to severe weather.  No mention in local press as to whether pilot obtained a forecast before take-off... Read more

18-Mar-15 Esuofua, Ghana

18-Mar-15 Esuofua, Ghana

18-Mar-2015

A helicopter carrying some consignment of gold from the Obuasi Mine of Anglogold Ashanti to Accra crash landed in a thick forest at Esuofua near Asuboi, a remote village near Akyem Oda... Read more

Ghana to buy Z-9 and Mi-17 helicopters

Ghana to buy Z-9 and Mi-17 helicopters

26-Nov-2014Source: Ghana AF

President John Dramani Mahama, has pledged governments commitment to equipping the Ghana Armed Forces with adequate logistics to ensure the safety and security of the country’s airspace and maintenance of its territories, at the inauguration ceremony of a new hangar, operational equipment and vehicles at the Air Force Base in Accra on Thursday 20 November... Read more

Ghana to establish helicopter service center

Ghana to establish helicopter service center

1-Sep-2014Source: Ghana web

President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government is in talks with a Russian firm to establish a helicopter service center in the country to serve helicopters of the United Nations “and other organizations in West Africa.” See Full Story... Read more

08-May-14 TU-HAA Eurocopter AS365N Takoradi, Ghana (4F)

08-May-14 TU-HAA Eurocopter AS365N Takoradi, Ghana (4F)

8-May-2014

Offshore rig support helicopter operated by Volta River Aviation, working for Lukoil.  8 POB.  Four deceased (one named as Samuel Sambo and another as Walter Agbetimevor), and four rescued.  Helicopter appears to have broken up, given image in this story.  Helicopter was en route from Takoradi to the Jack Ryan drillship.  Registration confirmed as TU-HAA in... Read more

Ghana Police Helipad Commissioned

Ghana Police Helipad Commissioned

25-Aug-2013Source: SpyGhana

The Ghana Police Service have commissioned a helipad at the forecourt of the National Operations Centre at the Police Headquarters in Accra.  see full story... Read more

Ghana’s President commissions four new Mi-171SH

Ghana’s President commissions four new Mi-171SH

7-Jan-2013Source: Viasat1

President Mahama said the arrival of the four helicopters formed part of government’s retooling exercise for the military to protect the territorial waters of Ghana and to play a leading peacekeeping role on the African continent and beyond. (see full story)  File photo Editor note – press photo here shows one coded as GHF-695... Read more

28-Jun-12 TU-THO Eurocopter SA365C2 Beposo, Ghana

28-Jun-12 TU-THO Eurocopter SA365C2 Beposo, Ghana

28-Jun-2012Source: TU-THO

Helicopter carrying six employees of mining company Newmont and two crew of the IAS Helicopter Company this afternoon made an unscheduled landing at Beposo in the Ashanti Region. All people on board the aircraft are safe.  Damage level is not known – company announcement implies a safe single engine landing.  Some press reports contain a... Read more

Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon

Ghana’s air force to take delivery of four Mi-171s soon

15-May-2012Source: HeliHub.com

The Ghanaian Vice President John Dramani Mahama was interviewed recently about the investment of new aircraft for the country’s military forces.  During this interview, he said that the country was expecting to take delivery of four Mi-171SH helicopters by July.  This corroborates with the story we filed in November 2011 when a budget request was... Read more

Ghana’s government seek budget approval for four Mi-171s

Ghana’s government seek budget approval for four Mi-171s

17-Nov-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The government of Ghana, led by the National Democratic Congress party, has proposed the purchase of four Mil Mi-171SH heilcopters.  The request was referred to the joint Committees of Finance and Defense for consideration and report to the House by the Speaker.  The proposed cost si 64,365,584.79 euros and various financing options are available  and... Read more

Belgian operator NHV wins contract in Ghana

Belgian operator NHV wins contract in Ghana

1-Mar-2010Source: Peace FM Online

Tullow Oil Plc, operators of the jubilee oil field in Ghana, has dropped the Ghanaian-owned Citylink airline company in favour of Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) of Belgium... Read more

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