Ghanaian Man Laid to Rest in Stylish Coffin Looking Like An Aeroplane, Video Emerges on Social Media

Ghanaian Man Laid to Rest in Stylish Coffin Looking Like An Aeroplane, Video Emerges on Social Media

  • A man from Ghana has been laid to rest in a very unique casket that has the shape of an aeroplane
  • The helicopter also has a rotor, which was seen on top, and people wondered if the deceased was a pilot
  • There is a popular culture in Ghana in which people are buried in coffins shaped to depict their trade while alive

A man from Ghana has been laid to rest after he sadly passed on to the great beyond.

However, a video captured during his burial ceremony is trending online for an interesting reason.

Man buried inside coffin that looks like aeroplane.
The man was laid to rest in a coffin that looked like a helicopter. Photo credit: TikTok/@director_nat.
Source: TikTok

The video posted by @director_nat showed that the man was laid to rest in a casket in the shape of a helicopter.

The helicopter casket also had a rotor and fan blades at the top.

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Some people who saw the video wondered if the deceased man was a pilot during his life time.

There is a popular culture in parts of Ghana in which deceased people are laid to rest in coffins shaped to illustrate their profession while they are alive.

However, the person who posted the short clip did not mention if the departed soul was a pilot.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as man is buried inside unique coffin

@80_GUNTRUCKS said:

"To rest in peace in Ghana is very difficult."

@BECCA asked:

"Are you expecting me to cry when I attend this funeral?"

@New Edubiase MP asked

"Is that not the pilot in aviator."

@One Yard De legend said:

"Ghana we all get mental problem. What is this?"

@Oluwa Ibrahim said:

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"Imagine if it starts flying around."

@PRETTY ABENAsaid:

"Let the corpse rest in peace."

@elormhodanu310 said:

"This is where we become innovative. Aside from this forging, we will import matches."

@EWE BOY MICHAEL asked:

"Should I laugh or cry?"

Ghanaian woman laid to rest inside a pot-like coffin

In a related story, a woman said to be a food seller when she was alive has been laid to rest in Ghana, but the coffin is trending on social media.

A video showed that the woman was buried inside a coffin designed to look like a giant iron pot used for cooking.

Apparently, the woman's relatives wanted to depict the trade she plied when she was alive, a culture which is popular in Ghana.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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Israel Usulor (Human-Interest editor) Israel Usulor is a journalist who has 9 years of experience. He worked at The Prime Newspaper and has published articles in TheCable Newspaper. Israel graduated with distinction from Fidei Polytechnic (Mass Commun, 2016). Israel has interviewed Zannah Mustapha, the man who helped negotiate the release of Chibok Girls, and Kunle Adeyanju, who rode a bike from London to Lagos. He covered exclusive stories on Chef Dami during her Guinness World Records cookathon. Email: israel.usulor@corp.legit.ng.

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