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130 Crash

1992 Nigerian Air Force C-130 crash
An Egyptian Air Force C-130H similar to the accident aircraft
Accident summary
Date 26 September 1992
Summary Multiple engine failure during take-off
Site in the Ejigbo canal, Lagos, Nigeria
Passengers 152
Crew 6
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 158 (all)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator Nigerian Air Force
Registration NAF911
Flight origin Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) (LOS/DNMM), Lagos, Nigeria
Destination Kaduna Airport (KAD) (KAD/DNKA), Nigeria

On 26 September 1992 a Nigerian Air Force Lockheed C-130H Hercules crashed three minutes after take-off from Lagos, Nigeria. All 158 people on board were killed, including 8 foreign nationals. The aircraft was taking off at high weight and three engines failed. The aircraft was serial number 911.[1]


  1. ^ Accident description for Lockheed C-130H Hercules NAF911 Lagos at the Aviation Safety Network
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