NTSB Identification: WAS06RA004
Accident occurred Saturday, October 22, 2005 in Lagos, Nigeria
Aircraft: Boeing 737-200, registration:
Injuries: 117 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 22, 2005 about 1935 UTC, Bellview Airlines flight 3210, a Boeing 737-200, Nigerian registry 5N-BFN, a domestic air carrier flight, collided with the ground shortly after takeoff from Mohammed Murtala International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria. The 6 crew and 111 passengers were fatally injured. The aircraft was destroyed. There was no fire. The destination was Abuja, Nigeria.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiciton of the Republic of Nigeria, Ministry of Aviation, Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau. The US Accredited Represenative is Dennis Jones, National Transportation Safety Board, Washington, D.C. (202-314-6321).

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