Dana Investigation Report Described as Incomplete

As the inquest into the Dana crash continues, pathologist professor John Obafunwa has been recalled to the witness stand and retired captain Oladipo Ojikutu has condemned the report compiled by the Accident Investigation Bureau on the incident.
  • Nigeria:  DANA - Coroner Recalls Obafunwa, NAMA

    Vanguard, 17 August 2012

    The Lagos Coroner inquest into the June 3, Dana plane crash in Lagos, yesterday, recalled Professor John Obafunwa, a pathologist and Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, to ... read more »

Photo: Vanguard

Bulldozers clear the rackege of the Dana plane


  • Nigeria:  Dana Crash - Victim's Corpse 'Disappears' in Morgue

    Vanguard, 14 August 2012

    The family of retired Assistant Comptroller of Fire Service, Mr. George Moses, a victim of the June 3 Dana air crash, Tuesday, raised the alarm over the whereabouts of his corpse, ... read more »

Dana air crash


  • Nigeria:  DANA Confusion Mars Release of Bodies As Mortuary Attendants Attack Journalists

    This Day, 10 August 2012

    The grief of relations of the Dana plane crash victims was made a little heavier Thursday when the authorities at the Lekan Ogunsola Memorial Morgue of the Lagos State University ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA - 132 Bodies Ready for Collection - Lagos Govt

    Daily Trust, 9 August 2012

    Lagos State Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris says the state government will soon release another 132 identifiable bodies to relatives of the victims of the Dana plane crash. read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Plane Crash - Bodies of Ajuonoma, Aikhomu's Son, 19 Others for Release Thursday

    This Day, 9 August 2012

    The bodies of former Group General Manager, Public Affairs of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Levi Ajuonoma, and that of Ehime, son of former military ... read more »

Photo: This Day

Dana plane crash site

  • Nigeria:  132 Bodies of Dana Crash Victims Ready for Collection - LASG

    Vanguard, 8 August 2012

    The Lagos State Government says 132 bodies of victims of the Dana plane crash are ready for collection by their relatives. read more »

  • Nigeria:  DANA Plane Crash Victims' DNA Results Out

    Vanguard, 8 August 2012

    The Deoxyrebonucleic Acid, DNA, test results for the victims of the Dana plane crash of June 3, 2012 done in the United Kingdom, have arrived the Lagos State University Teaching ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  House - Dana Should Pay Crash Victims U.S.$171,000, Not U.S.$100,000

    This Day, 6 August 2012

    House of Representatives at the weekend disputed a sum of $100,000 which the management of Dana Airlines was supposed to pay victims of the June 3 plane crash, saying that the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ill-Fated Plane Had Engine Replaced - DANA Staff

    Vanguard, 3 August 2012

    A senior manager with Dana Airline, Mr Tony Usidamen, yesterday admitted that the ill-fated aircraft had engine failure two years ago, but was quick to add that the engine was ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Risks Another Air Crash With Ineffective Regulation

    This Day, 3 August 2012

    The report of the Technical and Administrative Review Panel on Domestic Airlines (TARPA) released recently has stated as part of its findings that the regulatory body, the Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ripping Off Domestic Airlines

    This Day, 3 August 2012

    Multiple taxes and charges levelled on operators have made the airline business in Nigeria expensive and unprofitable. Chinedu Eze writes read more »