Controlled Flight Into Terrain: DANA Air MD-83, 5N-RAM, Iju-Ishaga, 3rd June 2012 (1)


  • Report No
  • Reg. No
  • Operator
    Dana Airlines Nigeria Limited
  • Aircraft Type
    Boeing MD 83
  • Occurence
  • Report Date
    Friday, June 3, 2016


On the 3rd of June 2012 at about 1545hours a Boeing MD 83 aircraft, 5NRAM operated by Dana Airlines on scheduled domestic flight crashed into a densely populated area, following a loss of power on both engines while on Approach to Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos, Nigeria.

All of the 153 persons on board the aircraft including 6 crew members were fatally injured. There were 6 confirmed ground fatalities.

The Draft Final Report was sent for 60 days Stakeholders’ review for comments and suggestions in accordance with ICAO Annex 13 chapter 6.3. The issues raised by the Stakeholders, which required further scientific testing have almost completely been addressed and the Final Report will be made public very soon.

This interim statement is being issued on the 4th Anniversary of the accident in accordance with ICAO Annex 13.

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