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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73811
Last updated: 27 April 2020
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Date:31-MAR-2010
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B737 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-76N (WL)
Owner/operator:Arik Air
Registration: 5N-MJJ
C/n / msn: 28641/809
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 95
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Calabar Airport (CBQ/DNCA) -   Nigeria
Phase: Standing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calabar Airport (CBQ/DNCA)
Destination airport:Abuja International Airport (ABV/DNAA)
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-700 sustained minor damage after being struck by a car at Calabar Airport (CBQ/DNCA), Nigeria. The driver crashed through two gates at the airport and drove onto the apron. He headed for the Arik Air Boeing 737 that was ready for departure to Abuja. The car struck the airplane and became stuck beneath the centre wing section.
The airplane was ferried to Lagos and would be sent to Germany for a thorough inspection.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20100404080252/http://www.thisdayonline.com:80/nview.php?id=169992


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2010 10:45 harro Added

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