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Last updated: 22 October 2020
Fecha:jueves 25 octubre 2012
Hora:ca 19:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Taraba State Government
Registración: 5N-BMJ
Numéro de série: 208B2098
Año de Construcción: 2009
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Yola Airport (YOL) (   Nigeria)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jalingo Airport, Nigeria
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Yola Airport (YOL/DNYO), Nigeria
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan turboprop plane, 5N-BMJ, sustained substantial damage in an accident near Yola Airport (YOL), Nigeria.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Jalingo Airport. At 19:20 the pilot reported the airfield in sight, estimating a landing at 19:30. This was the last contact with the flight.
The Grand Caravan was found to have crashed with all victims alive with various degrees of injuries. One of the victims was the Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai.

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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 Jalingo Airport to Yola Airport as the crow flies is 131 km (82 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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