Nigeria Be350 NAF203 Alejandro Hernandez Leon 640Another Nigerian Air Force King Air crashed

In the early evening hours of 21 May 2021 around 18:00 hrs (LT), Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft King Air 350i with serial NAF203 (construction number FL-891) crashed near Kaduna International Airport in the northwestern Kaduna state, unfortunately killing all eleven people on board.

Nigeria crash KingAir 320The crash happened as the aircraft was trying to land in bad weather.

This is second Beechcraft King Air crash in three months. On 21 February 2021, King Air with serial NAF201 (c/n FL-585) crashed near Abuja/Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, killing all seven people on board. See the Scramble Magazine news item on this crash.

The NAF had four Beechcraft 350i King Airs with the 209th Executive Airlift Group (209th EAG) based at Abuja/Nnamdi Azikiwe. The final three aircraft (NAF202 to NAF204) were delivered in July 2014.

Photo by Alejandro Hernández León via

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