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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146733
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-76N (WL)
Owner/operator:Arik Air
Registration: 5N-MJI
MSN: 28640/799
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jos Airport (JOS/DNJO) -   Nigeria
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jos Airport (JOS/DNJO)
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
An Arik Air Boeing 737-700 (5N-MJI) struck the wing tip tank of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules of the Nigerian Air Force while taxying past.
The Arik Air flight, W3-202, was taxying to the runway for a flight to Lagos. The
The C-130 (NAF 917) was in Jos to airlift students of the Air Force Military School and the Air Force Girls Military School.
The winglet of the 737 reportedly broke off.



Photo of 5N-MJI courtesy

Luqa - Malta International (LMML / MLA)
23 September 2017; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

15-Jul-2012 11:48 Nieuport Added
15-Jul-2012 11:57 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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