Incident AgustaWestland AW101-641 NAF281,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191638
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Date:Wednesday 23 November 2016
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
MSN: 50252
Year of manufacture:2013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nigerian Air Force base, Makurdi -   Nigeria
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Makurdi air base
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.



Revision history:

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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