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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238893
Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA 40D Diamond Star
Owner/operator: International Aviation College
Registration: 5N-BRM
MSN: D4.290
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Serious incident
Location:Ilorin International Airport (ILR/DNIL) -   Nigeria
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ilorin International Airport (ILR/DNIL)
Destination airport:Ilorin International Airport (ILR/DNIL)
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
The Diamond DA-40D aircraft, 5N-BRM was on a training flight with a Student Pilot and an Instructor. After two successful landings under supervision of the Instructor, the Student Pilot was released for his first solo flight. The Instructor disembarked and the Student Pilot proceeded to fly solo. The Student Pilot took off flying the runway 23 circuit and executed a Touch and Go landing, requesting a full stop on the second landing, which ATC granted. On the
second landing at touchdown, the aircraft lost directional control and veered off left of Runway 23 centreline into the grassy area.

Causal Factor
Loss of directional control after touchdown and subsequent veer of the aircraft off the runway.
Contributory Factor
Wrong engine power application during landing roll.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 years and 4 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

31-Jul-2020 11:39 harro Added

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