Quinze pessoas morreram na queda de uma avião de passageiros da Embraer logo após a decolagem do terminal doméstico do aeroporto de Lagos.
O diretor-geral da Autoridade Aeroportuária, Yakubu Dati, disse em uma coletiva de imprensa que o avião é do modelo Embraer 120.
Date: Thursday 3 October 2013
Type: Embraer 120RT Brasilia
Operator: Associated Aviation
C/n / msn: 120174
First flight: 1990
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW118
Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: 7
Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants: 13
Total: Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) (Nigeria)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport: Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria
Destination airport: Akure Airport (AKR/DNAK), Nigeria
An Embraer 120RT Brasilia turboprop was destroyed in a takeoff accident at Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS), Nigeria. The airplane impacted the ground near an airport fuel depot and broke up. A fire erupted. There were 20 people on board the plane. AIB Nigeria reported that four occupants survived the accident.
Associated Aviation flight SCD-361 operated on a flight from Lagos to Akure, Nigeria. The airplane was carrying the body of a former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, for burial in Akure.
date registration - operator remarks
1990 - PT-SQM - Embraer first flight
23 MAR 1990 - N51726 - Britt Airways delivered
01 SEP 1990 - N51726 - Continental Express merged
10 JUL 2001 - N51726 - ExpressJet Airlines airline renamed
OCT 2002 - N51726 ExpressJet Airlines stored at Roswell, NM
03 JAN 2006 - N388JR JRM Air LLC bought by NASCAR team JR Motorsports (co-owned by Dale Earnhardt, Jr)
14 MAY 2007 - 5N-BJY Associated Aviation delivered
DNMM 031200Z 20011KT 170V230 9999 TS BKN012 FEW020CB 28/25 Q1013 NOSIG
DNMM 030830Z 23008KT 190V300 9999 BKN011 27/24 Q1014 NOSIG
DNMM 030730Z 22004KT 180V270 9999 SCT010 26/24 Q1014 NOSIG
DNMM 030700Z 23003KT 170V310 9999 SCT010 26/24 Q1013 NOSIG
DNMM 030630Z 00000KT 8000 SCT009 25/22 Q1013 NOSIG
DNMM 030600Z 00000KT 8000 SCT009 25/22 Q1013 NOSIG
DNMM 030530Z VRB02KT 8000 SCT009 25/22 Q1012 NOSIG
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