ASN logo
Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
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
Narrative:
Landed in heavy rain and overran the runway. The nose and right main gear both collapsed.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map

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.
languages: languages

Share

Boeing 737-200

  • 1114 built
  • 40th loss
» safety profile

 Nigeria
  • 26th worst accident (at the time)
  • 53rd worst accident (currently)
» safety profile