Interim Statement on Boeing 737- 500 Aircraft, 5N-SYS

Interim Statement on Boeing 737- 500 Aircraft, 5N-SYS

On 16th February, 2021, at about 16:54 h, a Boeing B737-500 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-SYS owned and operated by Azman Air Service Limited departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, (DNAA) Abuja for Murtala Muhammed Airport, (DNMM) Lagos as AZM2325.There were fifty-five persons on board inclusive of six crew members, with endurance 3 hours 20 minutes. At 17:42 h, from the Lagos Tower Watch log book, AZM2325 carried out a missed approach at about 3NM to touchdown runway 18L.  According to the cockpit crew, on approach at about 600 ft to touchdown, there was heavy rain and wind shear warning. On reaching Minimum Descent Altitude (MDA), the crew carried out a missed approach and requested for runway 36L from the Approach control but was vectored around other traffic to runway 18R after receiving the current weather. AZM2325 was advised by the ATC of the prevailing weather condition, asked to state intention and if unable to make it, elect to divert to an alternate airport.

Report No: AZMAN AIR SERVICES 1/02/16/INTR/03
Reg No: 5N-SYS
Aircraft Type: Boeing 737- 500 AircraftSerious Incident
Date Released: February 15, 2024
Status: Interim Statement
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