On 25th of January 2018, at about 1428hrs, a Gulfstream 200 (G200) with registration marking 5N-BTF, took off from Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos (DNMM) at 1428hrs operating a chartered flight service to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport; Abuja (DNAA) with 4 passengers and 3 crew onboard. The commander was the Pilot Flying (PF) and the co-pilot was the Pilot Monitoring (PM).
The departure, cruise and approach to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport were uneventful. The 1500hrs ATIS for the airport stated that the wind was from 070o at 7 knots. Visibility 3500m in Haze, No Significant Clouds, the temperature was 33oC/- 01oC and the QNH was 1010 hPa. Although Runway 22 was the active runway, the aircraft was cleared for radar vectors for a visual final approach to Runway 22 by ATC. The load sheet recorded that the aircraft’s weight at landing was calculated to be 12,553 kg which required a target threshold indicated airspeed (IAS) of about 134 knots.