Accident British Aerospace BAe-125-700B 5N-AXO,
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
British Aerospace BAe-125-700B
Owner/operator:Nigerian Government
Registration: 5N-AXO
MSN: 257196
Year of manufacture:1984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:7,3 km from Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN) -   Nigeria
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
Destination airport:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN)
The aircraft crashed short of the runway during a night-time approach.

CAUSE: A controlled flight into terrain caused by the failure to monitor the altimeters of the aircraft in a visual darkness.


Aircraft Illustrated 4/96
Flight International 4-10 June 1997 (42)
The Federal Ministry of Aviation Nigeria



photo (c) Pedro de la Cruz, via Werner Fischdick; Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI); October 1991

photo (c) Mario Fontes; Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH); July 1995

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