Date & Time: Dec 10, 2005 at 1408 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-9
Operator:
Registration:
5N-BFD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Abuja - Port Harcourt
MSN:
47562
YOM:
1972
Flight number:
SO1145
Country:
Nigeria
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
102
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
108
Aircraft flight hours:
51051
Aircraft flight cycles:
60238
Circumstances:
The aircraft landed on runway 21 and left the ground before hitting a drainage ditch. It eventually overturned and crashed. 7 survivors were evacuated to local hospital but 6 died on the following days. Some CB's were present in the region at the time of the accident with storm activity. According to investigators, crew made several errors in the final stage of flight.