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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Datum:Samstag 13 Juli 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-329C
Fluggesellschaft:Sabena
Kennzeichen: OO-SJK
Werknummer: 19211/518
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:14 km (8.8 Meilen) N of Lagos-Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgien
Flug nach:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Unfallbericht:
The Boeing 707 crew had reported on procedure turn while approaching Lagos. The aircraft struck trees and crashed 8,5 miles north of the airport at 330 feet amsl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: The reason why the aircraft descended below its minimum safe altitude has not been determined.



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Distance from Brussel-Zaventem Airport to Lagos/Ikeja International Airport as the crow flies is 4894 km (3059 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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