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Last updated: 20 September 2018
Datum:maandag 22 januari 1973
Tijd:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-3D3C
Vloog voor:Nigeria Airways
Gehuurd van:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Registratie: JY-ADO
Constructienummer: 20494/850
Bouwjaar: 1971
Motoren: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 170 / inzittenden: 193
Totaal:slachtoffers: 176 / inzittenden: 202
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kano International Airport (KAN) (   Nigeria)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Jeddah International Airport, Saudi-ArabiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
The Boeing 707 had been chartered by Nigeria Airways to fly pilgrims back from Jeddah to Lagos. Bad weather at Lagos forced the crew to divert to Kano. The aircraft touched nosewheel first steady and heavy with main wheels barely in contact with the runway. The nosewheel entrenched itself then collapsed. The main gear contacted later in rapid deceleration, pierced the main wings and the aircraft collapsed along the runway centreline. A fire broke out and after a prolonged pause the passengers and crew evacuated.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Jeddah International Airport en Lagos/Ikeja International Airport bedraagt 4172 km (2608 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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