Sosoliso Airlines DC-9 plane crash
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 was on a passenger flight from Abuja to Port Harcourt with 103 passengers and 7 crew members onboard. It crashed during landing at Port Harcourt. The plane is believed to have overshot the runway when landing in an electrical storm. Witnesses said an explosion and massive fireball followed the crash, engulfing the plane in flames. Three people survived.
Sosoliso Airlines is currently on the blacklist of airlines banned from flying in the European Union.
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Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Red dot on map)