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Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2015
Date:Saturday 15 October 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2F9
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: 5N-ANW
C/n / msn: 22771/866
First flight: 1982-04-20 (6 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 125
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 132
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Port Harcourt Airport (PHC) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Port Harcourt Airport (PHC/DNPO), Nigeria
Landed in heavy rain and overran the runway. The nose and right main gear both collapsed.

Runway excursion



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