Date & Time: Feb 5, 1955 at 1004 LT
Type of aircraft:
Bristol 170 Freighter
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Enugu – Calabar
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising at an altitude of 4,000 feet, the airplane went out of control and crashed in a dense wooded and uninhabited area located about 84 km northwest of Calabar. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all 13 occupants were killed.
Loss of control in flight following a structural failure of the left wing.