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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224655
Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DA42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Owner/operator:International Aviation College
Registration: 5N-BNH
MSN: 42.010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Ilorin International Airport (ILR/DNIL), Ilorin, Kwara -   Nigeria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL)
Destination airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL)
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
The flight was a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) test with two persons onboard, a Flight Instructor (FI) and a Student Pilot (SP). At the time of the accident, the flight instructor was flying and the student pilot was monitoring.
At about 09:13 h, 5N-BNH took off from runway 23, Ilorin International Airport to Sector One Charlie (1C) and reported established at 09:28 h.
Several manoeuvres were carried out including steep turn, stall in all configurations, emergency descent, one engine inoperative procedure etc. After two hours of flying at the training area, 5N-BNH was cleared back to the field for
RNAV, VOR hold and ILS Approach and missed approach exercises.
At 11:12 h, the aircraft 5N-BNH reported right downwind Runway 23, requesting full stop landing and was granted. The flight instructor did his pre-landing checks. At 11:15 h, the aircraft touched down with gears up on the runway centreline at a distance of 1,387 m from the threshold, veered right of the runway centerline and stopped 205 m from the touchdown point, 9 m to the right of the runway centreline.

Causal Factor:
The crew carried out the approach and landed with landing gears not extended.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Download report: Final report


Photo: AIB Nigeria

Revision history:

02-May-2019 20:18 gerard57 Added
02-May-2019 23:54 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-May-2019 04:11 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
31-Jul-2020 11:32 harro Updated [Time, Cn, Departure airport, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]

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