All DANA Air articles

  • Dana excursion MD-82-c-Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau

    Dana MD-82 excursion crew received warning indication for nose-gear


    Nigerian investigators have disclosed that the crew of a Dana Air Boeing MD-82, involved in a runway excursion while landing at Lagos, had received a nose-gear fault indication during approach, and conducted a flypast to check its status. Although the crew cycled the landing-gear, and executed an emergency checklist, the ...

  • Dana Air-c-NCAA

    Nigerian investigators prepare to analyse recorder data after MD-82 excursion


    Nigerian investigators have retrieved the flight-data and cockpit-voice recorders from the Dana Air Boeing MD-82 which suffered a runway excursion on arrival at Lagos on 23 April. The aircraft arrived at Lagos around 9:20, touching down on a wet runway 18L. Nigeria’s Safety Investigation Bureau says the twinjet had a ...

  • Dana Air-c-NCAA

    Dana MD-82 skids off Lagos runway during storm rain


    Nigerian investigators have initiated a safety probe after a Dana Air Boeing MD-82 suffered a runway excursion while landing at Lagos. The aircraft (5N-BKI) had been arriving from the capital, Abuja, on 23 April. According to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, the aircraft was observed by air traffic control to ...

  • Dana 737-c-Dana Air

    Nigeria’s Dana Air grounded over financial and safety concerns


    Nigeria’s civil aviation regulator has suspended the operations of Dana Air with immediate effect, citing safety concerns and its financial position. Dana operates a mixed fleet of Boeing MD-83s and 737s. But the Nigerian civil aviation authority states that it is suspending the carrier’s air transport licnce and air operator’s ...

  • News

    Looting hampered Dana MD-83 crash response


    ​Investigators have disclosed that some occupants of the Dana Air Boeing MD-83 crash in Lagos might have survived the initial impact, but succumbed to the subsequent fire.

  • News

    Crashed Dana MD-83 crew feared reprisal over emergency


    ​Nigerian investigators have disclosed that the crew of a Dana Air Boeing MD-83 failed to take emergency action in response to a serious engine problem, apparently in fear of attracting attention from regulators, before the jet experienced dual-engine power loss and crashed on approach to Lagos.

  • News

    Nigeria receives first Super Mushshak


    The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) Kamra handed over the first four MFI-17 Super Mushshak trainers to the Nigerian air force (NAF) on 5 December.