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Last updated: 19 November 2019
Date:Tuesday 23 July 2019
Time:ca 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-36N (WL)
Operator:Air Peace
Registration: 5N-BQO
C/n / msn: 28571/3022
First flight: 1998-04-13 (21 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 133
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 139
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Port Harcourt Airport (PHC/DNPO), Nigeria
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Air Peace flight 7191, a Boeing 737-300, suffered an accident while landing on runway 18R at Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Nigeria.
It was raining as the aircraft approached Lagos Airport with a few Cumulonimbus thunderstorm clouds at 1900 feet.
On touchdown both nose landing gear wheels broke away and the aircraft came to a stop with the nose gear leg buried in the runway surface.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Status: Investigation ongoing

Runway mishap


METAR Weather report:
09:00 UTC / 10:00 local time:
DNMM 230900Z 23005KT 9999 BKN010 FEW020CB 26/24 Q1016 TEMPO TS

10:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
DNMM 231000Z 26004KT 3000 -RA BKN009 FEW019CB 25/24 Q1016 TEMPO 5000 -TSRA

11:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
DNMM 231100Z 26005KT 5000 -RA BKN009 FEW019CB 25/24 Q1016 BECMG 6000 -RA


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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 Port Harcourt Airport to Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport as the crow flies is 435 km (272 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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