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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191638
Last updated: 13 December 2018
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Date:23-NOV-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic EH10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AgustaWestland AW101-641
Owner/operator:Nigerian Air Force
Registration: NAF281
C/n / msn: 50252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nigerian Air Force base, Makurdi -   Nigeria
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Makurdi air base
Narrative:
The helicopter, which was recently handed over from the Presidential Flight to the Air Force, reportedly crashed during taxying.
Reports indicate the incident happened after the aircraft had landed. A flight engineer alone on board was apparently taxying the aircraft to a hangar when it lifted up and rolled over onto its side. Rotors were destroyed and it suffered other major damage.
The flight engineer suffered minor injuries.



Sources:

http://dailypost.ng/2016/11/24/breaking-presidential-jet-handed-air-force-crashes-makurdi-photo/
https://twitter.com/africaken1/status/801748768714620928
Scramble
http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=46047:nigerian-air-force-aw101-damaged-in-accident&catid=124:military-helicopters


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2016 18:37 rotorspot Added
25-Nov-2016 12:44 rotorspot Updated [Date, Embed code]
25-Nov-2016 12:44 harro Updated [Narrative]
25-Sep-2017 18:09 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
30-Nov-2017 18:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Date, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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