Occurrence No.: AIBN-004-2019       Occurrence Type: Accident      Report Created: Jun 3/12
Title: Loss of Engine Power – Collision with Terrain       Flight Phase: Descent      Aircraft Type: MD-83
Carrier/Owner: Dana Airlines Nigeria Limited       A/C Registration: 5N-RAM
Location: Iju-Ishaga Area of Lagos State, Nigeria
Status: Final Last Update: Mar 13/17

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Aerodrome/Crash Site

Summary Lagos was the intended landing airfield before the crash. There are other suitable airports for landing between Abuja and Lagos, notably Ilorin Airport which was officially filed as the alternate. Akure and Ibadan Airports were within the reach of the crew in an emergency.

The airplane crashed in a built-up area of Iju-Ishaga, a densely populated area in Lagos State. The wreckage was confined to a small area around the crash site, with the tail section and engines located at the beginning of the debris trail. During the impact sequence, the airplane struck an uncompleted building, two trees and three other buildings.

Details Details are contained in the following document, and specific sections:


  • 1.10 Aerodrome Information
  • 1.12 Wreckage and Impact Information

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