flight 212 abuja 2006
The incident occurred on September 11, 1974, killing 72 of the 82 people on board. I want to to go back to Abuja. The film from the Mirror Boy director boasts an ensemble cast with the likes of Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Jide Kosoko, Jim Iyke, Olumide Bakare, Anthony Monjaro and the surprising inclusion of banking executive Celine Loader. The aircraft departed Lagos on scheduled passenger service Flight 63 at 09:29 local time and landed in Abuja at 10:20. It is with great sadness that just as the film is set to world premiere on Friday 8th June at the iconic Troxy Cinema in London and further elevate and redefine Nollywood cinema, yet another Nigerian aviation tragedy has occurred. [9], Data shown from the Nigerian Meteorological Agency showed that at 09:30 and 09:45, there were scattered low top cumulus clouds. The simulator training the crew undertook at Sabena Flight Academy in Brussels, Belgium did not adequately prepare them to handle the situation in which they found themselves, even though the aircraft appeared to have enough energy to fly through the adverse weather condition. LFTA had so much potential in the beginning but it ended so poorly. During takeoff, the intensity of the rain increased to heavy. I disagree with dis ur review…u didn’t mention the fact that there was no chemistry between omotola and Jim Iyke… Omotola wasn’t the standout act in this movie. The Lagos screening brings this issue closer home. The rest of the passengers were presumed dead. “Everyone is in mourning.”. ( Log Out /  I definitely give you that Omotola wasn’t the standout, that has been corrected. A young footballer, on the way to trials in the English Premiership, watches as his dreams appear to go up in smoke. So baring that in mind, her reaction to the entire thing is understandable. Omotola definitely brought it in this movie but that’s not to say that everyone else did poorly. Four seconds later, the landing gear was retracted and the V2 callout was given by the first officer. Contact us via email: [email protected], Remember her personality type is a ‘TYPE A’ in this film, career driven goal oriented. then she’d say. to drive my point home, the only difference between last flight to Abuja and above average nollywood movies is the fact that obi had both good resources and a sizeable budget, take away that and you will have an above average nollywood movie, if you doubt me go watch a couple of obi’s previous movies besides mirror boy(another one he had the luxury of both good resources and a sizeable budget) you will realize what am talking about. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. i will have to say that I was totally disappointed with this movie, maybe it has to do with the fact that I just watched ije yesterday and my oh my was I blown away, last flight to Abuja simply doesn’t do it for me, yes it was an ambitious effort that has never been done in nollywood but that should not be a factor preventing it from getting scrutinized because that is what I am getting from this review. He begins a high-falutin tirade about life and its opportunities when he realises that death is around the corner. Based on their examination, the left wing of the aircraft first made contact with a tree branch. ( Log Out /  Uhm the movie is not based on that crash it’s more like it was inspired by the ‘group of crashes in 2006’ than any one specific crash. 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Gossip! Jalade-Ekeinde plays Suzie, who bribes her way on to the flight and despite her emotional turmoil strikes a sudden friendship with her seat mate David played by Jim Iyke. To be honest, here’s what I thought would happen in the movie. Aviation Development Company Airlines (ADC) Flight 53 was a scheduled passenger flight operated by ADC Airlines that crashed on 29 October 2006 shortly after take-off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria, at 11:30 am local time. The director’s depiction of the characters and how they are directly or indirectly affected by Flight 212 is riddled with suspense and tension-filled moments. That is to say that I went in expecting to see a bunch of people die in a plane crash (no, I’m not a sadist) and it gave me a lot more than that. Celebrating D.O. Leave your email to receive our newsletter, Get the hottest stories from the largest news site in Nigeria, Drop your mail and be the first to get fresh news. not try to be anything else but honest. You’ve not pointed out anything besides how the movie would have been better if someone else did it to be honest. Jide Kosoko is the Chief, who runs the Lagos-based company that organises a retreat to Abuja for his staff. Also, maybe you didn’t notice but weren’t there about three Hostesses that entered the plane? Following the success of Mirror Boy, Emelonye sets the stakes higher for himself with this one. Two seconds after the V2 callout, a windshear warning was triggered, as the aircraft experienced a rapid change in wind direction. I didn’t believe Omotola. Last Flight to Abuja is an exciting new Nollywood film inspired by the tragic series of plane crashes in 2006 that rocked the Nigerian aviation industry. I did however mention the female pilot in the review and her lack of any sort of panic whatsoever. Like I said, go in with no expectations, makes it easier to leave happy. the radio which was supposed to play voice over throughout was also underused. The story was executed well enough and gave more than I would have originally expected. At 11:21, the crew requested clearance to taxi to the holding point and a wind check; both were given. It doesn’t connect. 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The plot’s unravelling gives little away towards the impending climax. In addition to the sultan, several top Sokoto State officials were on the plane, Mr. Shehu said, including two senators and the deputy governor. Last Flight to Abuja was on a smooth run until someone decided to use what looked like a shuttle as a full plane. [8], The Nigerian Aircraft Investigation Bureau started an investigation for the cause of the crash with representatives from the U.S National Transportation Safety Board. the only good thing about this film, is the attempt. The plane crash site on Sunday. he had the most drama as well. Monjaro (who plays Captain George) and Loader’s cockpit chemistry was mostly unnatural. Now available online at http://muvi.es/w3968/19948. You don’t go from on your mark to greatness. Fagunwa’s Enduring Legacy, Dara Ju, Hustle on a Mile take pole position in Afrinolly Short Film Competition, Jim with the explosion behind him should have been hurt, maybe omotola finds him hurt and drags him away on the ground away from little grass fires. Last October, a flight operated by Bellview Airlines, one of the country’s most popular carriers, crashed shortly after taking off from Lagos on its way to Abuja, killing 117 people. Immediately after takeoff from runway 22, the Boeing 737 entered into a headwind -shift to-tailwind windshear, which significantly affected the aerodynamic performance of the airplane. The movie also highlights distractions in the control tower. However, the cloud formation suddenly 'exploded' sometime between 09:45 and 11:00 UTC, and became a storm cell. how realistic is that? "Our determination to survive can often be outweighed by our willingness to accept our fate", After what seemed like an endless wait, viewers in the diaspora have finally been treated to the Obi Emelonye thriller, Last Flight To Abuja. The cinematography cannot be ignored and the musical score was simply inspiring. Positives: the sheer attempt at doing a airport and airplane and air crash movie in nollywood is commendable. The film features more characters with all their stories intertwining quite ingeniously. Most of the other major actors carried their roles well except for those who didn’t. Last-minute decisions save some from embarking on the unfortunate trip and lead others to the gaping mouth of death. And on second thought, I think I agree with you on Omotola not being the standout, it’s definitely somewhere between Hakeem and Anthony, my apologies. 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