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Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by Okijajuju1(m): 3:16pm On Mar 15, 2012
TIMELINE OF AIR CRASHES

- November 20, 1969: Nigeria Airways BAC VC10 crashes on landing killing 87 on board.
- January 22, 1973: Royal Jordanian Airlines flight 707 carrying 171 Nigerian Muslims returning from Mecca and 5 crewmen died in crash in Kano, Nigeria.
- March 1, 1978: Nigeria Airways F28-1000 crashes in Kano killing 16.
- November 28, 1983: Nigeria Airways F28-1000 crashes on approach in Enugu killing 53 on board.
- December 1988: Skypower Brandeironte aircraft overshot Ilorin Airport runway All the passengers died.
- 26 Jun 1991; Okada Air BAC-111; Sokoto, Nigeria: Fuel starvation during holding pattern over Sokoto due to heavy rain. Flight from Benin City diverted from Kano due to heavey rain. None of the three-crew members and three of the 52 passengers sustained fatal injuries.
- February 24, 1991: British Helicopter crashed in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, killing all nine people on board.
- May 21, 1991: A Cessna Citation 550 of Ashaka Cement, Hombe, crashed, killing all on board.
- June 26, 1991: An Okada Air Bac-11 crashed in Sokoto, three people died.
- July 11, 1991: Nigeria Airways DC-8-61 crashes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from system failure killing 261 on board.
- September 26, 1992: Nigerian Air Force A C-130 plane crashes minutes after take-off from Lagos. All 200 on board killed.
- June 24, 1995: Harka Air Services Tupolev 34 crashes on landing in Lagos killing 16.
- November 13, 1995: Nigeria Airways Boeing 737-2F9 crashes on landing in Kaduna killing 9.
- January 17, 1996: Ibrahim Abacha, son of Sani Abacha, was killed in a plane crash. The group "United Front for Nigeria's Liberation" (UFNL) claimed responsibility for the crash.
- November 7, 1996: A Nigerian ADC (Aviation Development Corporation) Airline Boeing 727-231 flying from Port Harcourt to Lagos with 142 passengers and 9 crew members crashed on landing, plunging into a lagoon with all on board killed.
- January 31, 1997: SkyPower Express Airways Embraer 110PIA crashes on landing in Yola killing 5.
- September 12, 1997: A NAF Dornier 228-212 in Nguru, Bornu State ran into a ditch during the take off, none of the 10 people died.
- January 5, 2000: SkyPower Express Airways Bandeirante 110P1A crashes on landing in Abuja killing 17.
- October 26, 2000: Dornier aircraft plunged into a thick bush near the Niger Delta, 6 occupants injured.
- May 4, 2002: EAS Airlines’ BAC 1-11-500 with 105 people on board crashed and burst into flames in a poor, densely populated suburb of Kano. 76 on board killed, including 72 on the ground bringing it to a total 148 dead.
- November 30, 2003, a Cargo aircraft of Hydro Cargo, Brussels, Belgium, crash landed.
- March 6, 2004: An aenail spray aircraft with registration number 5NBEF belonging to Berfieex Nigeria Ltd, crashed at the Bauchi Airport.
- July 26, 2004: Pan African Airlines’ helicopter crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in Eacraros, Delta State, 4 people on board died.
- December 29, 2004: A Boeing 727 of Chanchangi Airlines belly- landed at the MMA.
- December 29, 2004: A Kenya Airlines aircraft crashed- landed at the MMA due to gear fault.
- January 28, 2005: A Nigeria Air Force fighter plane crashed into a farmland in Yar Kanya, Kano State.
- February 25, 2005: ADC's B73 aircraft had its tyre burnt while landing at Yola airport.
- March 27, 2005: A Boeing 737 of Bellview had one of its engines caught fire.
- June 11/12, 2005: Lagos: a Boeing 727-200 aircraft belonging to the domestic Chachangi Airlines overshot the runway at Murtala Muhammed airport, while yet another overshot the runway at the airport in Jos in central Nigeria a day earlier
- June 24, 2005: A Russian aircraft belonging to Harka Air crash- landed at the MMA, all the people on board died
- July 6, 2005, Port Harcourt: an Air France A330 plane crashed into a herd of cattle at Port Harcourt airport sustaining serious damage and killing many of the cows. The airport had no perimeter fence and herdsmen usually take their cattle across the tarmac, sometimes abandoning them there.
- July 23, 2005, a Lufthansa aircraft crash-landed at Lagos airport and was badly damaged, but no life was lost.
- October 22, 2005: A Bellview Airlines Boeing 737 airl iner with 117 people on board crashes and disintegrates in flames shortly after take-off from Lagos. All on board killed.
- December 10, 2005: A Sosoliso Airlines DC-9 crashes in Port Harcourt, killing all 103 on board. Most on board were for schoolchildren going home for Christmas.
- September 17, 2006: A 18-seater Dornier 228 Air Force transport plane, carrying 15 senior army officers and three crew members crashed leaving only three survivors that sustained serious injuries. The plane with registration number 228-212 crashed in northern part of the country at Oko village in Vandeikya local government area of Benue State at about 10:30 a.m.
- October 29, 2006: Aviation Development Corporation Airline Boeing 737 with 104 on board crashes minutes after take-off from Abuja’s airport during a rain storm. All but 6 perished in the disaster. The spiritual leader of Nigeria’s Sunni Muslims, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido was among the dead.
- November 10, 2006: OAS Service Helicopter crashed in Warri, Delta state killing 4 on board.
- August 2, 2007: Bristow-owned helicopter crashed inside ExxonMobil facility in Port Harcout.
- March 15, 2008: Beechcraft 1900D plane marked 5N-JAH, belonging to Wing Aviation crashed in the mountainous forest of Busi in Cross River State on its way to Obudu airstrip. The wreakage was not found until 6 months after the disappearance of the aircraft. All 4 man crew on board died.
- March 14, 2012: A Helicopter belonging to the Joint Task Force (JTF) crashes in Kabong, Jos, killing all members onboard including 4 senior Police officers.

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Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by mkmyers45(m): 3:47pm On Mar 15, 2012
Okija_juju: TIMELINE OF AIR CRASHES

- November 20, 1969: Nigeria Airways BAC VC10 crashes on landing killing 87 on board.
- January 22, 1973: Royal Jordanian Airlines flight 707 carrying 171 Nigerian Muslims returning from Mecca and 5 crewmen died in crash in Kano, Nigeria.
- March 1, 1978: Nigeria Airways F28-1000 crashes in Kano killing 16.
- November 28, 1983: Nigeria Airways F28-1000 crashes on approach in Enugu killing 53 on board.
- July 11, 1991: Nigeria Airways DC-8-61 crashes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from system failure killing 261 on board.
- September 26, 1992: Nigerian Air Force A C-130 plane crashes minutes after take-off from Lagos. All 200 on board killed.
- June 24, 1995: Harka Air Services Tupolev 34 crashes on landing in Lagos killing 16.
- November 13, 1995: Nigeria Airways Boeing 737-2F9 crashes on landing in Kaduna killing 9.
- November 7, 1996: A Nigerian ADC (Aviation Development Corporation) Airline Boeing 727-231 flying from Port Harcourt to Lagos with 142 passengers and 9 crew members crashed on landing, plunging into a lagoon with all on board killed.
- January 31, 1997: SkyPower Express Airways Embraer 110PIA crashes on landing in Yola killing 5.
- January 5, 2000: SkyPower Express Airways Bandeirante 110P1A crashes on landing in Abuja killing 17.
- May 4, 2002: EAS Airlines’ BAC 1-11-500 with 105 people on board crashed and burst into flames in a poor, densely populated suburb of Kano. 76 on board killed, including 72 on the ground bringing it to a total 148 dead.
- November 30, 2003, a Cargo aircraft of Hydro Cargo, Brussels, Belgium, crash landed.
- March 6, 2004: An aenail spray aircraft with registration number 5NBEF belonging to Berfieex Nigeria Ltd, crashed at the Bauchi Airport.
- July 26, 2004: Pan African Airlines’ helicopter crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in Eacraros, Delta State, 4 people on board died.
- January 28, 2005: A Nigeria Air Force fighter plane crashed into a farmland in Yar Kanya, Kano State.
- October 22, 2005: A Bellview Airlines Boeing 737 airl iner with 117 people on board crashes and disintegrates in flames shortly after take-off from Lagos. All on board killed.
- December 10, 2005: A Sosoliso Airlines DC-9 crashes in Port Harcourt, killing all 103 on board. Most on board were for schoolchildren going home for Christmas.
- September 17, 2006: A 18-seater Dornier 228 Air Force transport plane, carrying 15 senior army officers and three crew members crashed leaving only three survivors that sustained serious injuries. The plane with registration number 228-212 crashed in northern part of the country at Oko village in Vandeikya local government area of Benue State at about 10:30 a.m.
- October 29, 2006: Aviation Development Corporation Airline Boeing 737 with 104 on board crashes minutes after take-off from Abuja’s airport during a rain storm. All but 6 perished in the disaster. The spiritual leader of Nigeria’s Sunni Muslims, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido was among the dead.
- November 10, 2006: OAS Service Helicopter crashed in Warri, Delta state killing 4 on board.
- August 2, 2007: Bristow-owned helicopter crashed inside ExxonMobil facility in Port Harcout.
- March 15, 2008: Beechcraft 1900D plane marked 5N-JAH, belonging to Wing Aviation crashed in the mountainous forest of Busi in Cross River State on its way to Obudu airstrip. The wreakage was not found until 6 months after the disappearance of the aircraft. All 4 man crew on board died.
- March 14, 2012: A Helicopter belonging to the Joint Task Force (JTF) crashes in Kabong, Jos, killing all members onboard including 4 senior Police officers.


Nice one Okija......I like your intellectual Versatility
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by Mbeki: 3:55pm On Mar 15, 2012
March 15, 2008: Beechcraft 1900D plane marked 5N-JAH, belonging to Wing Aviation crashed in the mountainous forest of Busi in Cross River State on its way to Obudu airstrip. The wreakage was not found until 6 months after the disappearance of the aircraft. All 4 man crew on board died.
- March 14, 2012: A Helicopter belonging to the Joint Task Force (JTF) crashes in Kabong, Jos, killing all members onboard including 4 senior Police officers.

After 2 year break in aircraft crashing a return? God deliver us oh!
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by odiaero(m): 4:00pm On Mar 15, 2012
@op, ur list is incomplete, where is Okada Air? 1989, 1991,1992?
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by Okijajuju1(m): 4:20pm On Mar 15, 2012
odiaero: @op, ur list is incomplete, where is Okada Air? 1989, 1991,1992?


Corrected and inserted now. . .

Take a look. .
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by 4Runner: 4:31pm On Mar 15, 2012
I survived d June 24th 1995 Harka crash.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by sportsfrank(m): 5:02pm On Mar 15, 2012
ufffff!!!
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by crackhouse(m): 5:22pm On Mar 15, 2012
4Runner: I survived d June 24th 1995 Harka crash.
thank God u survived. I hope u are a born again now.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by crackhouse(m): 5:22pm On Mar 15, 2012
4Runner: I survived d June 24th 1995 Harka crash.
thank God u survived. I hope u are a born again now.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by Okijajuju1(m): 5:27pm On Mar 15, 2012
I have modified my initial post to include even the non-fatal crashes. . . Omo This country has suffered sha!! Imagine two planes belonging to the same airline crash landing barely 24hrs apart. . . And they were still allowed to operate. .
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by vb0mb(m): 5:30pm On Mar 15, 2012
obj's regime has the higiest occurence of plane crashes. sadobj's regime has the higiest occurence of plane crashes.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by VellyG(m): 5:31pm On Mar 15, 2012
U didn't mention the helicopter crash of last year leaving which took off from maryland helipad lagos and crashed some minutes after taking off..
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by freezy(m): 5:36pm On Mar 15, 2012
There also was an helicopter crash somewhere in Osun state last year killing all three on board. The MD Bacita Group, her PA and the Pilot.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by 4ward(m): 6:02pm On Mar 15, 2012
tongue@ poster .What is d purpose of dis thread,Is it to increase d sorrow of those who had lost their love ones or what.Local thread.
@the monkey pray 4 more crash is not ur fault na abomination to travel by Air for ya Area . tongue@ poster .What is d purpose of dis thread,Is it to increase d sorrow of those who had lost their love ones or what.Local thread.
@the monkey pray 4 more crash is not ur fault na abomination to travel by Air for ya Area .
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by dejust(m): 6:27pm On Mar 15, 2012
God will help us overcome our problems. With prayers, Nigeria air-space will rise to become one of the best in the world. RIP to the lost souls.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by Reference(m): 6:53pm On Mar 15, 2012
This shows great improvement and good job by Harold and his team. No major air crash since 2006. However light aircraft transport remains problematic. I hope NCAA will be able to extend their services to these private airstrips and helipads from which these doomed aircraft originated.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by wowo2: 7:32pm On Mar 15, 2012
freezy: There also was an helicopter crash somewhere in Osun state last year killing all three on board. The MD Bacita Group, her PA and the Pilot.

a recent one it is too
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by natasha: 7:38pm On Mar 15, 2012
My father died in the C130 air crash in 92. its almost 20yrs and i still miss him, my mum still misses him but who are we to question God
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by kelz88(f): 7:43pm On Mar 15, 2012
There was one survivor from the Dec 05 crash. R.I.P Ilabors.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by yamakuza: 7:43pm On Mar 15, 2012
natasha: My father died in the C130 air crash in 92. its almost 20yrs and i still miss him, my mum still misses him but who are we to question God

eh yah, sorry o!

But u spoke like u could still ask him recently?

Dont worry, I get it.
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by yamakuza: 7:45pm On Mar 15, 2012
4Runner: I survived d June 24th 1995 Harka crash.

congrats!

Can you share the full story?
Re: Timeline Of Air Crashes In NIGERIA by nikky5(m): 8:15pm On Mar 15, 2012
I pray we dont experience such anymore in JESUS name.

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