Date & Time: May 24, 2011 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Registration:
N364UZ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kaduna - Kaduna
MSN:
LJ-0805
YOM:
1978
Country:
Nigeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a test flight following ground maintenance. After take off, while climbing, twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a field near Old Kaduna Airport. Aircraft was destroyed by post impact fire and both crew were killed. Aircraft had just been sold to Shawa Engineering, a Nigerian Oil Company.