Runway Excursion: Nest Oil Gulfstream G200, 5N-BTF, Abuja, 25th January 2018


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  • Operator
    NestOil Plc
  • Aircraft Type
    Gulfstream G200
  • Occurence
  • Report Date
    Thursday, April 25, 2019


Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) was notified by Abuja ATC at 15:28 h on 25th January, 2018 of an accident involving a Nestoil Plc Gulfstream 200 (G200), with nationality and registration marks 5N-BTF on Runway 22 of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Air Safety Investigators were dispatched to the scene of the accident and investigation commenced immediately. All stakeholders were duly notified.

The aircraft was operating a charter flight, on an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plan, with four passengers and three flight crew members onboard.

The Captain was the Pilot Flying (PF) and the Co-pilot was the Pilot Monitoring (PM).

At 14:28 h, the Gulfstream 200 (G200), with nationality and registration marks 5N-BTF, took off from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (DNMM). At 15:18 h, it landed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (DNAA) Runway 22, lost control during the landing roll and came to a stop on the right shoulder of the runway with the right main landing gear broken.

The ATC immediately notified the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS), Approach Radar Control and other relevant agencies about the occurrence. All persons on board disembarked normally with no injuries.

The serious incident occurred in daylight.

Causal Factor
The use of improper directional control techniques to maintain the aircraft on the runway.

Contributory Factor
Improper coordination in taking over control of the aircraft by the PM which was inconsistent with the SOP.

Four Safety Recommendations were made.

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