Runway excursion Serious incident Boeing 747-281B (SF) EK74798,
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Date:Wednesday 4 December 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic B742 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-281B (SF)
Owner/operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: EK74798
MSN: 23698/667
Year of manufacture:1986
Engine model:General Electric CF6-50E2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Serious incident
Location:Abuja International Airport (ABV) -   Nigeria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Abuja International Airport (ABV/DNAA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Upon landing on runway 04, according to some reports, the plane suffered a runway excursion and ran into a maintenance area and stopped. There is said to be some damage to the left wing of the airplane. The airport was closed.


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photo (c) Harro Ranter/ASN; Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM); 24 March 2002

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