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Last updated: 16 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 27 julio 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Operador:West African Airways Corp
Registración: VR-NAX
Numéro de série: 12784
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3,3 km (2.1 milles) de Kaduna Airport (KAD) (   Nigeria)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kaduna Airport (KAD/DNKA), Nigeria
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ibadan Airport (IBA/DNIB), Nigeria
The aircraft was on a charter flight from Kaduna to Ibadan in Nigeria. Due to bad weather at Ibadan, the aircraft was diverted back to Kaduna. Due to the lack of fuel the aircraft crashed about 2 miles from the airport when on the approach.


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kaduna Airport to Ibadan Airport as the crow flies is 519 km (324 miles).

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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