3 Jun 2012

Plane crashes in Ghana, hitting bus

3:22 pm on 3 June 2012

A cargo plane has crashed in Ghana's capital Accra, hitting a bus full of passengers.

Ten of the passengers on board the bus are reported to have been killed in the crash.

All four crew members of the plane are said to have survived.

Some reports say the plane was taking off from the international airport; others say it overshot the runway on landing, the BBC reports.

Reuters cites an airport company official as saying the Boeing 727-200 was operated by Nigerian cargo airline Allied Air.