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Date:Saturday 10 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Operator:IRS Airlines
Registration: 5N-SIK
MSN: 11286
First flight: 1989-12-14 (24 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tay 650-15
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ganla (   Niger)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Bratislava-Ivanka Airport (BTS/LZIB), Slovakia
Destination airport:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN), Nigeria
An IRS Airlines Fokker F100, operating on a post C-check ferry flight from Bratislava sustained substantial damage during a forced landing in the Ganla area in Niger.
The two pilots onboard survived.
Preliminary information reported by Nigerian media say the crew lost radio contact with Kano after encountering a sand storm. A forced landing was carried out after the plane ran out of fuel. The airplane's right hand main landing gear and nose gear collapsed during the landing.

Forced landing outside airport

» Daily Post Nigeria
» Leadership Newspaper


photo of Fokker-100-SE-DUU
accident date: 10-05-2014
type: Fokker 100
registration: SE-DUU

Video, social media

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
14 DEC 1989 PH-EZU Fokker first flight
14 DEC 1989 PH-EZU Fokker first flight
20 DEC 1989 N856US USAir delivered
20 DEC 1989 N856US US Airways airline renamed
28 MAY 1990 N856US US Airways Left outboard wheel departed aircraft while taxiing to gate at Pittsburgh Airport
09 MAR 1991 N856US US Airways Left lavatory smoke detector went off. Declared emergency and returned to Pittsburgh; left lavatory water heater overheated.
09 OCT 2001 N856US US Airways stored at Mojave
26 AUG 2003 G-FMAH Aravco registered
15 AUG 2007 SE-DUU Skyways
02 JUN 2009 SE-DUU MCA Airlines
13 SEP 2009 SE-DUU Petro Air
16 JUL 2010 5N-SIK IRS Airlines

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bratislava-Ivanka Airport to Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport as the crow flies is 4067 km (2542 miles).

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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