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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700B
Operator:Nigerian Government
Registration: 5N-AXO
C/n / msn: 257196
First flight: 1984
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kano (   Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Official state flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Narrative:
Crashed.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: A controlled flight into terrain caused by the failure to monitor the altimeters of the aircraft in a visual darkness.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

Sources:
» Flight International 4-10.06.1997 (42)
» The Federal Ministry of Aviation Nigeria


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