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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248956
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Time:c. 0830 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-522
Owner/operator:Aero Contractors
Registration: 5N-BLE
MSN: 26672/2343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN) -   Nigeria
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kano-Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN/DNKN)
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
Aero Contractors Flight N2142, a Boeing 737-522 returned to land at Kano Airport, Nigeria, after suffering a bird strike on takeoff from runway 24.
The aircraft landed safely 12 minutes later, on runway 06 (same runway, opposite direction).


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

21 Aug 2010 5N-BLE Aero Contractors Company of Nigeria Limited (ACN) 0 Jos Airport (JOS/DNJO) min
Runway excursion.
5 Jun 2015 5N-BLE Aero Contractors 0 en route Kaduna Airport non


Photo of 5N-BLE courtesy

Lasham (EGHL)
1 December 2008; (c) Ian Howat

Revision history:

21-Mar-2021 13:44 harro Added
21-Mar-2021 13:46 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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