ASN Aircraft accident Beechcraft 1900D 5N-PTL Eket airstrip
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Monday 6 September 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:Wings Aviation
Registration: 5N-PTL
MSN: UE-215
First flight: 1996
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Eket airstrip (   Nigeria)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Eket Airstrip, Nigeria
Destination airport:Abuja International Airport (ABV/DNAA), Nigeria
The aircraft overran the wet Mobil Oil airstrip at Eket by over a thousand feet, and eventually missing the airstrip perimeter fence by some meters before coming to a stop.

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Distance from Eket Airstrip to Abuja International Airport as the crow flies is 488 km (305 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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