ADC Airlines Flight 053

ADC Airlines Flight 053Sunday October 29, 2006
The jetliner crashed into a corn field about a mile from the end of the runway while attempting to take off from Abuja. The pilot did not heed air traffic controllers' advice to not depart in stormy weather. The pilots’ incorrect actions stalled the plane.

Crash Details

DateSunday October 29, 2006
LocationNear Abuja, Nigeria
Passengers100
Crew5
Fatalities96
Survivors9
Aircraft TypeBoeing 737-2B7
OperatorADC Airlines
Registration5N-BFK
Flight OriginLagos
Flight Destination Abuja
Near Abuja, Nigeria
ADC Airlines
Boeing 737-2B7
2006