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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Date:Monday 25 April 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: 5N-AAW
MSN: 10217
First flight: 1963
Total airframe hrs:21060
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sokoto Airport (SKO) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sokoto Airport (SKO/DNSO), Nigeria
The aircraft overshot the runway while landing in heavy rain. The nose section and cockpit were destroyed and the right-hand engine and left-hand main landing gear were torn off.

Runway excursion

» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-27200-5N-AAW
accident date: 25-04-1977
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
registration: 5N-AAW
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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