Date & Time: Nov 20, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Bristol 130 Bombay
Operator:
Registration:
L5828
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum – Kano
Country:
Nigeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While approaching Kano, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and the visibility was bad. The captain reduced his altitude in an attempt to make an emergency landing when the aircraft hit trees and crash landed in Dawaki, northwest of Kano. While all occupants were unhurt, the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.