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Last updated: 6 March 2021
Date:Friday 12 September 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-212
Operator:Nigerian Air Force - NAF
Registration: NAF034-1229
C/n / msn: 8230
First flight: 1994
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nguru (   Nigeria)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Dornier ran into a ditch during take off. The pilot lost control and the plane ran into a tree.

Runway excursion

» Scramble 227


photo of Dornier-228-212-NAF034
accident date: 12-09-1997
type: Dornier 228-212
registration: NAF034
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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