Airplane Crash - Near Ikeja, Nigeria 11/20/1969

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Ikeja, Nigeria


Date11/20/1969
Time08:30
LocationNear Ikeja, Nigeria
OperatorNigeria Airways
Flight #825
RouteKano - Lagos
TypeBAC VC-10-1101
Registration5N-ABD
Cn/In804
Aboard87
Fatalities87
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed and burned 8 miles from Lagos Airport where it was to have landed. Cause unknown. Possibly insufficient monitoring of equipment. Allowing the aircraft to come down to an unsafe altitude without contact with the ground.

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