Hijacking description
Last updated: 15 September 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 23 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Enugu (   Nigeria)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Benin City Airport (BNI/DNBE), Nigeria
Destination airport:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Narrative:
Five hijackers. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

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Distance from Benin City Airport to Lagos/Ikeja International Airport as the crow flies is 252 km (158 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.
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