Preliminary Report on Embraer ERJ 145, 5N-BWY

Preliminary Report on Embraer ERJ 145, 5N-BWY

On 8th September 2023 at 19:35 h, an Embraer ERJ 145 with nationality and registration marks 5N-BWY, operated  by  United  Nigeria  Airlines  Company  Limited  as  NUA0513 departed  Sam  Mbakwe  International  Cargo  Airport  (DNIM),  Owerri  for  Murtala Muhammed Airport (DNMM), Lagos. On board were 50 persons inclusive of 4 flight crew with fuel endurance of 2 hours, 30 minutes. The Pilot was the Pilot Flying (PF) while the Co-pilot was Pilot Monitoring (PM).

The Pilot stated during post-occurrence interview, that in preparation for the flight out of DNIM, the METAR on the flight release DNMM 1700UTC was; Wind 240o/09 kt, Visibility 10 km, NIL weather, Cloud scattered at 360 m, Few CB 600 m, Temperature and Dew point  28/25oC,  QNH  1012,  Trend  NOSIG.  He  further  stated  that  the  weather  was discussed with his Co-pilot and decided to depart DNIM. Asaba Airport (DNAS) was the alternate airport.

Report No: Preliminary Report
Operator: United Nigeria Airlines Limited
Reg No: 5N-BWY
Aircraft Type: Embraer ERJ 145LR aircraftSerious Incident
Date Released: December 20, 2023
Status: Preliminary Report
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