ASN Aircraft accident Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante 5N-AXL Abuja International Airport (ABV)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Wednesday 5 January 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante
Operator:Skypower Express Airways
Registration: 5N-AXL
MSN: 110455
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 13
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Abuja International Airport (ABV) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Destination airport:Abuja International Airport (ABV/DNAA), Nigeria
The Bandeirante aircraft was coming in to land at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport when it probably stalled before crashing into farmland some 400 feet short of runway 22. One person one the ground received fatal injuries.

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Distance from Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport to Abuja International Airport as the crow flies is 509 km (318 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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