Mobil Oil Nigeria’s Jet Rams Into Fence At Lagos Airport After Brake Failure
A jet operated by Mobil Oil Nigeria-Wings Aviation rammed into a fence at the General Aviation Terminal of the Lagos Airport after its brake failed.
Luckily, no one was onboard and the pilot suffered no injuries.
The 9 passenger King Air 200 has a maximum range of 1580 miles on full tank. It has maximum top speed of 310 mph (499km/h).
A King Air 200 large turboprop aircraft on Friday crashed into a fence at the General Aviation Terminal of the Lagos Airport. No passenger was on board and the pilot suffered no injury during the accident.
According to an eyewitness, the aircraft, with registration number 5N-HIS, was reparking when the pilot rammed into the fence after its brake failed.
“The accident happened around 10:00am at a tarmac beside Bristow Helicopter Hanger 3”
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“The brake of the jet was not functioning; which led to the collision of the jet with the fence of Bristow Helicopter hanger”
Pictures taken at the scene of the crash shows a large dent on the nose of the plane.
Officials of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), who visited the scene, are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
The 9 passenger King Air 200 Large Turboprop jet is operated by Mobil Oil Nigeria-Wings Aviation.
It has a maximum range of 1580 miles on full tank and a maximum top speed of 310 mph (499km/h).