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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Monday 15 December 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-600B
Operator:Radio Communications Corp
Registration: 5N-AWS
C/n / msn: 256042
First flight: 1974
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) from Casablanca (   Morocco)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Casablanca (unknown airport), Morocco
Narrative:
Crashed into house 2 km short of the runway during a nighttime localiser approach.



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photo of British Aerospace BAe-125-600B G-BBRO
G-BBRO was re-registered G-BKBU in 1982 and sold to Nigeria as 5N-AWS in April 1983.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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BAe-125-600/700

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  • 7th loss
  • 5th fatal accident
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