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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Date:Sunday 30 March 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Nigerian Government
Registration: 5N-ABM
C/n / msn: 443
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kano (   Nigeria)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kaduna Airport (KAD/DNKA), Nigeria
Narrative:
The DHC-3 Otter floatplane crashed shortly after take-off. Ex Minister Sanna Buker was killed in the accident.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 1 April 1969, p33
» Nigerian historical register


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