Accident
Last updated: 20 November 2014
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Samstag 4 Mai 2002
Zeit:ca 13:35
Flugzeugtyp:BAC One-Eleven 525FT
Fluggesellschaft:EAS Airlines
Kennzeichen: 5N-ESF
Werknummer: 266
Baujahr: 1980
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 512-14DW
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 64 / Insassen: 69
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 71 / Insassen: 77
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 78
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kano (   Nigeria) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Flug nach:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Flugnummer:4226
Unfallbericht:
The BAC One-Eleven jet operated on a flight from Jos to Lagos via Kano. Shortly after departing Kano, the aircraft reportedly stalled. It came down in the heavily populated district of Gwammaja about half a mile from the airport on the outskirts of Kano. It sheared roofs from two-story concrete homes and sliced a mosque in half as it broke apart and burst into flames. Some 23 houses in Gwammaja area were destroyed, along with a school and the mosque.
Reportedly 5N-ESF had been on the ground for 52 days because of engine problems. In May 2002 an engine was fitted, that belonged to another grounded One-Eleven, 5N-ESD. Just ten hours after the new engine had been fitted, 5N-ESF crashed at Kano.


Informationsquelle:
» AP
» BBC
» NCAA and EAS report (Nigerian Tribune, 5-6-2006)
» Reuters
» The Guardian


Sicherheitsempfehlungen
Nigeria grounded all BAC-1-11 jet aircraft operating in the country May 9, pending the investigation.
In another measure the aviation Ministry issued a ban on all aircraft in Nigeria, older than 22 years.

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5N-ESF previously flew for Tarom, registered YR-BCN
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Map
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 Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport as the crow flies is 830 km (518 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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