YEN.com.gh reported on Monday that the world's biggest passenger airplane, Emirates' Airbus A380, will make a one-off flight to the Kotoka International Airport on Tuesday, October 2.
The flight is in commemoration of the opening of the newly built state-of-the-art Terminal 3 at the airport.
The Airbus A380, which carries between 525 and 853 people depending on class configuration, is also expected to test facilities and infrastructure at the new terminal.
Currently, the plane is in flight and will be landing any moment from now at the $250 million facility, which has drawn wide applause since its completion.
As earlier reported, Ghanaian pilot Captain Samuel Quainoo is flying the Airbus A380 on this historic journey.
In a video from the plane sighted by YEN.com.gh, the aircraft could be seen filled with passengers as Captain Quainoo announced flight take-off and expected time in flight among other details.
Interestingly, he did so in Twi before he translated into English for others who did not understand.
Meanwhile, a video suggesting that the newly built Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport had been flooded after a downpour in Accra has turned out to be a hoax.
In the video, vehicles could be seen stuck water and finding it difficult to move about at a place said to be the newly built Terminal 3.
The short video which went viral on social media on Monday evening following some in Accra got many Ghanaians expressing varying opinions.
But later checks revealed that though many parts of Accra got flooded as a result of the rain, the Terminal 3 was not affected as the video suggested.
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