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Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Datum:Samstag 15 Februar 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC85 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-8-54F
Fluggesellschaft:MK Air Cargo
Kennzeichen: 9G-MKB
Werknummer: 45860/256
Baujahr: 1966
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (Q)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:13 km (8.1 Meilen) von Kano International Airport (KAN) (   Nigeria)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Unfallbericht:
The DC-8 cargo plane struck a tree and crashed while on a VOR approach to runway 06 at Kano Airport, Nigeria.
Crashed and caught fire.

Informationsquelle:
» Scramble 154


Fotos

photo of DC-8-54F-9G-MKB
accident date: 15-02-1992
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-54F
registration: 9G-MKB
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from London-Gatwick Airport to Kano International Airport as the crow flies is 4387 km (2742 miles).

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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