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  • More than 150 fatalities reported in Lagos MD-83 take-off crash


    <P>Investigators are trying to establish why a Boeing MD-83 belonging to Nigerian low-cost carrier Dana Air crashed on near Lagos’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport, reportedly killing over 150 people.</P> <P>According to press reports, the MD-83 came down on 3 June shortly after departing the airport on a flight to Abuja, with 147 passengers and six crew on board. </P> <P>The twinjet – which according to Flightglobal’s ACAS database was one of five MD-83s operated by the airline – is reported to have struck power lines and then struck a building close the airport. </P> <P>There are no reports of any survivors.The weather at the time of the accident, which was at night, was reportedly relatively calm with a slight wind and good visibility.</P> <P>The Dana Air accident comes a day after a Boeing 727-200 freighter operated by Nigerian carrier Allied Air Cargo for DHL Aviation veered off the runway when landing at Accra’s Kotoka airport during a thunderstorm after a flight from Lago


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  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 17-24 June 2013

    News | 24 Jun 2013 09:22 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Ukraine International leases used 737-800s from AWAS Ukraine International Airways has further expanded its Boeing narrowbody fleet with two used 737-800s...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-17-24-June-2013-387584/
  • Allied Air Cargo 727 crashes in Ghana

    News | 04 Jun 2012 21:07 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>Ghana has set up a five-member investigation committee to determine why an Allied Air Cargo Boeing 727-200 freighter overran the runway at the Kotoka International...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Allied-Air-Cargo-727-crashes-in-Ghana-372613/
  • More than 150 fatalities reported in Lagos MD-83 take-off crash

    News | 03 Jun 2012 20:43 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    <P>Investigators are trying to establish why a Boeing MD-83 belonging to Nigerian low-cost carrier Dana Air crashed on near Lagos’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport, reportedly killing over 150 people.</P> <P>According to press reports, the MD-83 came down on 3 June shortly after departing the airport on a flight to Abuja, with 147 passengers and six crew on board. </P> <P>The twinjet – which according to Flightglobal’s ACAS database was one of five MD-83s operated by the airline – is reported to have struck power lines and then struck a building close the airport. </P> <P>There are no reports of any survivors.The weather at the time of the accident, which was at night, was reportedly relatively calm with a slight wind and good visibility.</P> <P>The Dana Air accident comes a day after a Boeing 727-200 freighter operated by Nigerian carrier Allied Air Cargo for DHL Aviation veered off the runway when landing at Accra’s Kotoka airport during a thunderstorm after a flight from Lagohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-than-150-fatalities-reported-in-Lagos-MD-83-take-off-crash-372586/
  • Global Aviation receives bankruptcy court approval for DIP financing

    News | 29 Feb 2012 10:08 | Laura Mueller

    <p>Global Aviation Holdings, parent company of North American Airlines and World Airways, has received bankruptcy court approval for debtor-in-possession (DIP)...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-Aviation-receives-bankruptcy-court-approval-for-DIP-financing-368927/
  • Global Aviation Holdings files for Chapter 11 with 30 aircraft fleet

    News | 06 Feb 2012 14:20 | Laura Mueller

    Global Aviation Holdings files for Chapter 11 with 30 aircraft fleethttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-Aviation-Holdings-files-for-Chapter-11-with-30-aircraft-fleet-367826/
  • World Airways extends contract with Allied Air Cargo for two MD-11Fs

    News | 17 Jan 2012 14:18

    <p>World Airways has extended its contract with Nigerian cargo carrier Allied Air Cargo for the lease of two Boeing MD-11 freighter aircraft from January 2012.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/World-Airways-extends-contract-with-Allied-Air-Cargo-for-two-MD-11Fs-367011/