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Adamawa

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Yola

Date & Time: Oct 25, 2012 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5N-BMJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jalingo-Yola
MSN:
208-2098
YOM:
2009
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
At 1920LT, during the approach to Yola by night and in poor weather conditions, pilot informed ATC of its estimated time of arrival at 1930LT. Little later, aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. All six occupants, among them Danbaba Suntai, Governor of Taraba State, were injured. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. According to Nigerian authorities, the Governor Suntai was PIC at the time of the accident.

Crash of an Embraer EMB-110P1A Bandeirante in Yola: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jan 31, 1997
Operator:
Registration:
5N-AXS
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jos - Yola - Maiduguri
MSN:
110-458
YOM:
1984
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5