Accident British Aerospace BAe-125-700B 5N-AXP, Tuesday 31 December 1985
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Date:Tuesday 31 December 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
British Aerospace BAe-125-700B
Owner/operator:Nigerian Government
Registration: 5N-AXP
MSN: 257203
Year of manufacture:1984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:37 km from Kaduna -   Nigeria
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kaduna Airport (KAD/DNKA)
Crashed on approach after having been cleared to descend to 4500 feet.

CAUSES: "The pilot's lack of awareness of altitude due to distraction in the aircraft or judgement error, or false cues from lights on the ground."



  • 53rd worst accident in 1985
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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