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Last updated: 17 February 2019
Date:Wednesday 29 April 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-351C
Operator:GAS Air Nigeria
Registration: 9G-RBO
C/n / msn: 18746/367
First flight: 1964
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ilorin Airport (ILR) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
Destination airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
The Boeing 707 was operating on a test flight out of Ilorin, Nigeria when it made an inadvertent gear-up landing.

Wheel(s) up landing

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