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Last updated: 25 March 2019
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Date:Monday 2 October 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2F9
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: 5N-ANX
C/n / msn: 22772/884
First flight: 1982-06-07 (7 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 129
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 135
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Narrative:
Landed on a wet runway and overran. The nosegear collapsed.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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