Date: October 29, 2006
Time: 11:30
Location: Near Abuja, Nigeria
Operator: ADC Airlines
Flight #: 053
Route: Lagos - Abuja - Sokoto
AC Type: Boeing 737-2B7
Registration: 5N-BFK
cn / ln: 22891/998
Aboard: 105   (passengers:100  crew:5)
Fatalities: 96   (passengers:92  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The jetliner crashed into a corn field about a mile from the end of the runway while attempting to take off from Abuja. The pilot did not heed air traffic controllers' advice to not depart in stormy weather. The pilotsí incorrect actions stalled the plane.

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