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Last updated: 26 May 2019
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Date:Wednesday 25 November 1992
Time:03:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Operator:DAS Air Cargo
Registration: 5X-DAR
C/n / msn: 18825/386
First flight: 1964
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) SW of Kano International Airport (KAN) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
Narrative:
The Boeing 707 cargo plane hit the ground and army barracks while on approah to Kano International Airport, Nigeria.
Visibility was limited due to dust and sand. The ILS and DME of runway 06 were inoperative.

Sources:
» Airnieuws 277
» Scramble 162


Photos

photo of Boeing-707-321C-5X-DAR
accident date: 25-11-1992
type: Boeing 707-321C
registration: 5X-DAR
 

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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