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Accident description
Last updated: 28 July 2015
Date:Wednesday 26 June 1991
Type:BAC One-Eleven 402AP
Operator:Okada Air
Registration: 5N-AOW
C/n / msn: 094
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:35860
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 511-14
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 52
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 55
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) from Sokoto Airport (SKO) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Benin City Airport (BNI/DNBE), Nigeria
Destination airport:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Flying from Benin City to Kano, the One-Eleven had to divert to Sokoto due to heavy rainfall at Kano.
Sokoto Airport also closed due to bad weather conditions. After circling for about one hour a forced landing had to be made due to fuel shortage.

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Distance from Benin City Airport to Kano International Airport as the crow flies is 710 km (444 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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