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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History of Flight

Summary The aircraft (flight DANACO 0992) was on the fourth flight segment of the day (June 3, 2012), consisting of two round-trips between Lagos and Abuja. The accident occurred during the return leg of the second trip (Abuja to Lagos).

The aircraft departed Abuja at 1358:00 UTC. Contact was made with the Lagos ACC at 1418:00, reporting estimated arrival at 1445:00. Cruising altitude was 26000 ft.

The following animation starts at 1423:00, corresponding to 10 minutes after the beginning of information on the CVR. The CVR had a capacity of 30 minutes and 53 seconds, so the animation is approximately 20 minutes long. The animation starts with the Captain and First Officer (F/O) being in a discussion of a non-normal condition regarding the correlation between the engine throttle setting and an engine power indication.

Note that in the following animation, FDR data was unavailable, so no instrumentation is shown. The flight path is derived from radar data.


Flight Reconstruction Animation


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


  • 1.1 History of Flight
  • 2.1 The Conduct of the Flight
  • 2.3 Simulator Programme conducted at PAIFA

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