Narrative:Undershot the runway by 5km in a sandstorm, coming down in army barracks. The Kano ILS and DME were inoperative.
|Date:||25 NOV 1992|
|Operator:||DAS Air Cargo|
|C/n / msn:|| 18825/386|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5 km (3.1 mls) from Kano (Nigeria)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), United Kingdom|
|Destination airport:||Port Harcourt Airport (PHC/DNPO), Nigeria|
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display the exact flight path.
Distance from London-Gatwick Airport to Port Harcourt Airport as the crow flies is 5135 km (3209 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.