Accident
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 20 Juni 1996
Zeit:07:36
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159 Gulfstream II
Fluggesellschaft:NAMCO
Kennzeichen: VR-BLJ
Werknummer: 40
Baujahr: 1968
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Jos Airport (JOS) (   Nigeria) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Flug nach:Jos Airport (JOS/DNJO), Nigeria
Unfallbericht:
Crashed after striking a radio antenna.

CAUSE: In-flight collision with a communications mast that was installed by NITEL inside the obstacle limitations surface of the approach area of the airport. The weather condition was contributory to the accident and the error of the VOR navigation aid of more that 10 degrees radial was also a factor.

Informationsquelle:
» The Federal Ministry of Aviation Nigeria


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport to Jos Airport as the crow flies is 269 km (168 miles).

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.
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