Nigeria Airways Flight 9805

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Nigeria Airways Flight 9805
Nigeria Airways Boeing 707-320C 5N-ABK MSE 1993-8-19.png
5N-ABK, the aircraft involved in the accident, is seen here at Manston Airport in 1993
Accident summary
Date 19 December 1994
Summary in-flight fire
Site near Kiri Kasama, Nigeria
Passengers 2
Crew 3
Injuries (non-fatal) 2
Fatalities 3
Survivors 2
Aircraft type Boeing 707-3F9C
Operator Nigeria Airways
Registration 5N-ABK
Flight origin King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Destination Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, Nigeria

Nigeria Airways Flight 9805 was a cargo flight from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano, Nigeria. On 19 December 1994, the Boeing 707-3F9C flying the route suffered an in-flight fire and crashed into a marshland near Kiri Kasama, Hadeija LGA, Nigeria. One of the two crew members and both passengers died. The investigation determined that a heat generating substance was the probable cause.[1]

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