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A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan turboprop plane was damaged PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 25 OCT 2012
Time: ca 19:45
Type: Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator: Taraba State Government
Registration: 5N-BMJ
C/n / msn: 208B-2098
First flight: 2009
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Written off
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: near Yola Airport (YOL) (Nigeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature: Executive
Departure airport: Jalingo Airport (), Nigeria
Destination airport: Yola Airport (YOL) (YOL/DNYO), Nigeria
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan turboprop plane, 5N-BMJ, sustained substantial damage in an accident near Yola Airport (YOL), Nigeria.
The airplane operated on a domestic flight from Jalingo Airport. At 19:20 the pilot reported the airfield in sight, estimating a landing at 19:30. This was the last contact with the flight.
The Grand Caravan was found to have crashed with all victims alive with various degrees of injuries. One of the victims was the Taraba State Governor, Danbaba Suntai.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2012 )