Lagos Airport

Fatal crashes in Nigeria and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Nigeria
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2013
3 Oct
Nigeria
Lagos
Associated Aviation
Embraer 120RT Brasilia (5N-BJY)
 20
 16 /  0
2012
3 Jun
Nigeria
Lagos
Dana Air
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (5N-RAM)
 153
 153 /  10
2008
15 Mar
Nigeria
Nbagu
Trade Wings Aviation Ltd.
Beechcraft 1900D (5N-JAH)
 3
 3 /  0
2006
29 Oct
Nigeria
Near Abuja
ADC Airlines
Boeing 737-2B7 (5N-BFK)
 105
 96 /  0
2006
17 Sep
Nigeria
Vandeikya
Military - Nigerian Air Force
Dornier 228 (NAF033)
 18
 13 /  0
2005
10 Dec
Nigeria
Near Port Harcourt
Sosoliso Airlines
McDonnell DC-9-32 (5N-BFD)
 110
 108 /  0
2005
22 Oct
Nigeria
Lisa
Bellview Airlines
Boeing B-737-2L9 (5N-BFN)
 117
 117 /  0
2002
21 May
Nigeria
Near Calabar
Sky Executive Air Services
LET 410UVP (9Q-CEX)
 5
 5 /  0
2002
4 May
Nigeria
Kano
EAS Airlines (Executive Airline Services)
BAC One-Eleven 525FT (5N-ESF)
 77
 74 /  78
2001
27 Nov
Nigeria
Port Harcourt
MK Airlines
Boeing 747-246F (9G-MKI)
 13
 1 /  0
2000
5 Jan
Nigeria
Abuja
Skypower Express Airways
Embraer 110P1A Bandeirante (5N-AXL)
 16
 1 /  1
1997
29 Jul
Nigeria
Calabar
ADC Airlines
BAC One-Eleven 203AE (5N-BAA)
 55
 1 /  0
1997
31 Jan
Nigeria
Yola
Skypower Express Airways
Embraer 110P1A Bandeirante (5N-AXS)
 16
 5 /  0
1996
7 Nov
Nigeria
Lagos
Aviation Development Corporation
Boeing B-727-231 (5N-BBF)
 143
 143 /  0
1996
18 Jan
Nigeria
Near Kano
Military - Nigerian Air Force
Hawker Siddeley HS-748 (5N-AXO)
 14
 14 /  0
1995
13 Nov
Nigeria
Kaduna
Nigeria Airways
Boeing B-737-2F9 (5N-AUA)
 137
 9 /  0
1995
24 Jun
Nigeria
Lagos
Harka Air Services
Tupolev TU-134A (RA-65617)
 80
 16 /  0
1995
23 Apr
Nigeria
Lagos
Bristow Helicopters
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (5N-AJQ)
 9
 1 /  0
1994
13 Sep
Nigeria
Near Abuja
Aerocontroctors - Charter
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (5N-ATQ)
 5
 3 /  0
1992
26 Sep
Nigeria
Near Lagos
Military - Federal Nigerian Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (NAF911)
 158
 158 /  0
1991
26 Jun
Nigeria
Near Sokotu
Okada Air
BAC One-Eleven 402AP (5N-AOW)
 53
 4 /  0
1988
21 Jul
Nigeria
Near Lagos
Angola Air Charter
Boeing 707-328C (D2-TOV)
 6
 6 /  0
1983
28 Nov
Nigeria
Near Enugu
Nigeria Airways
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 2000 (5N-ANF)
 72
 53 /  0
1978
2 Mar
Nigeria
Kano
Nigeria Airways
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 / MiG-21 (5N-ANA / ?)
 18
 18 /  0
1973
22 Jan
Nigeria
Kano
Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Boeing B-707-3D3C (JY-ADO)
 202
 176 /  0
1969
20 Nov
Nigeria
Near Ikeja
Nigeria Airways
BAC VC-10-1101 (5N-ABD)
 87
 87 /  0
1969
26 Sep
Nigeria
Uli
Nordchurchaid
Boeing C-97 (N52676)
 5
 5 /  0
1969
3 Aug
Nigeria
Uli
Canairelief Air
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation (CF-NAJ)
 4
 4 /  0
1968
28 Sep
Nigeria
Port Harcourt
Pan African Airlines
Douglas C-54B (N90427)
 57
 57 /  1
1968
13 Jul
Nigeria
Near Lagos
Sabena
Boeing 707-329C (OO-SJK)
 7
 7 /  0
1961
17 Jun
Nigeria
Near Kano
Continentale Deutsche Luftreederei
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (D-ABEB)
 7
 1 /  0
1956
24 Jun
Nigeria
Kano
British Overseas Airways
Canadair C-4 Argonaut (G-ALHE)
 45
 32 /  0
1955
5 Feb
Nigeria
Near Calabar
West African Airways
Bristol 170 Freighter 21E (VR-NAD)
 13
 13 /  0
1951
3 Feb
Nigeria
Near Mt. Cameroun
Air France
Douglas DC-4 (F-BBDO)
 29
 29 /  0
1946
9 Jun
Nigeria
Near Abeokuta
Military -Royal Air Force
Douglas C-47 Dakota (KG747)
 18
 18 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly. --- See all
2012
2 Jun
Ghana
Accra
Allied Air
Boeing B-727-200 (5N-BJN)
 4
 0 /  12
2010
19 Jun
Cameroon
Yangadou
Aero Service
CASA 212 Aviocar (TN-AFA )
 11
 11 /  0
2008
16 Apr
Equatorial Guinea
Off Annobon Island
Military - Government of Equatorial Guinea
Antonov An-32B (3C-5GE)
 13
 13 /  0
2007
5 May
Cameroon
Near Dizangue
Kenya Airways
Boeing B-737-8AL (5Y-KYA)
 114
 114 /  0
2006
11 Jun
Chad
Abéché
Military - Chadian Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (TT-PAF)
 7
 5 /  0
2006
23 May
Sao Tome and Principe
Off São Tomé Island
Air São Tomé
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (S9-BAL)
 4
 4 /  0
2006
23 Apr
Cameroon
Kousséri
Military - Lybian Arab Air Force
Antonov 74TK-200 (UR-74038)
 6
 6 /  0
2005
16 Jul
Equatorial Guinea
Baney
Ecuatair
Antonov AN-24B (3C-VQR)
 60
 60 /  0
2003
25 Dec
Benin
Cotonou
Union des Transports Aeriens de Guinee
Boeing B-727-223 (3X-GDO)
 161
 140 /  0
2002
4 Jul
Central African Republic
Bangui
Prestige Airlines (Cargo) Charter
Boeing B-707-123B (9XR-IS)
 27
 25 /  0
2000
5 Jun
Ghana
Accra
Ghana Airlink
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (G-524)
 52
 7 /  0
1997
16 Apr
Niger
Near Sorei
Military - Niger Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (5U-MBD)
 14
 14 /  0
1995
3 Dec
Cameroon
Near Douala
Cameroon Airlines
Boeing B-737-2K9 (TJ-CBE)
 78
 72 /  0
1989
19 Sep
Niger
Near Bilma
Union des Transportes Aeriens
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 (N54629)
 171
 171 /  0
1989
28 Jun
Cameroon
Yaounde
Cameroon Airlines
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-435 Srs. 2 (TJ-CCF)
 47
 3 /  0
1987
5 Feb
Cameroon
Near Jakiri
Aero France
Learjet 55 (F-GDHR)
 11
 11 /  0
1987
2 Jan
Equatorial Guinea
Off Bata
Military - Spanish Air Force.
CASA 212-100 (T-12B-32)
 22
 22 /  0
1986
27 Mar
Central African Republic
Bangui
Military - French Air Force
Sepecat Jaguar A (?)
 0
 0 /  35
1984
30 Aug
Cameroon
Douala
Cameroon Airlines
Boeing B-737-2H7C (TJ-CBD)
 116
 2 /  0
1981
31 Oct
Cameroon
Bafoussam
Cameroon Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (TJ-CBC)
 24
 1 /  0
1977
4 Mar
Niger
Niamey
Overseas National Airways
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF (N8635)
 4
 2 /  0
1976
1 Jun
Equatorial Guinea
Nacias Nguema
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-154A (CCCP-85102)
 45
 45 /  0
1974
11 Aug
Burkina Faso
Near Ouagadougou
Air Mali
Ilyushin IL-18B (TZ-ABE)
 60
 47 /  0
1969
24 Apr
Ghana
Near Takoradi
Ghana Airways
Douglas DC-3 (9G-AAF)
 33
 1 /  0
1965
3 Feb
Cameroon
Garoua
Air Cameroon
Curtiss C-46A (F-OAFI)
 4
 4 /  0
1963
3 May
Cameroon
Near Buca
Air Afrique
Douglas DC-6B (F-BIAO)
 55
 55 /  0
1963
3 May
Cameroon
Near Buca
Air Afrique
Douglas DC-6B (F-BIAO)
 55
 55 /  0
1962
23 Nov
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tomé & Principe
Military - Portuguese Air Force
Douglas C-54D (7502)
 37
 23 /  0
1962
4 Mar
Cameroon
Douala
Caledonian Airways
Douglas DC-7C (G-ARUD)
 111
 111 /  0
1961
23 Nov
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tomé
Military - Força Aérea Portuguesa
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (?)
 35
 21 /  0
1961
13 Jun
Cameroon
Douala
Air Cameroon
Douglas DC-4 (?)
 5
 5 /  0
1959
29 Mar
Central African Republic
Near Bangui
Union Aeromaritime de Transport
Nord 2501 Noratlas (F-BGZB)
 9
 9 /  0
1955
10 Sep
Cameroon
Near Banyo
Societe France Hydro
Latecoere 631 (F-BDRE)
 16
 16 /  0
1955
3 Jun
Cameroon
Fort Lamy
Union Aéromaritime de Transport
Douglas C-54A (F-BFVT)
 3
 3 /  0
1955
18 Apr
Cameroon
Kupe Mountains
Union des Transportes Aeriens
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B (F-BGOI)
 14
 12 /  0
1952
6 Nov
Chad
Lake Chad
Union Aeromaritime de Transport
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (F-BFVO)
 6
 5 /  0
1952
19 Feb
Cameroon
Near Yaounde
STAAP
Consolidated 32 Liberator II (F-BEFX)
 9
 9 /  0
1950
8 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
T.A. Intercontinentaux
Douglas C-54A (F-BELB)
 56
 46 /  0
1947
1 Jul
Cameroon
Near Eaeka
Air France
Junkers JU-52/3m (F-BALF)
 13
 13 /  0
1945
25 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
Air France
Lockheed 18 Lodestar (F-BALV)
 8
 8 /  0
Weather in Lagos

91°F
33°C
Partly cloudy
Humidity : 71%
Wind : SSW at 13km/h
Detail & forecast



Casablanca Airport