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Last updated: 17 November 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 12 October 2018
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-202
Operator:Overland Airways
Registration: 5N-BPE
C/n / msn: 316
First flight: 1992-06-25 (26 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The ATR 72-202 suffered substantial damage after a fire erupted while the aircraft was undergoing maintenance at Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria. The aircraft was powered by a ground power unit at the time of the occurrence.
The fire broke outside, on the right side of the fuselage.
The airline stated that the aircraft "was impacted by a foreign object, which led to a fire that damaged aircraft."

Sources:
» punchng.com


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