A dual engine failure brought Dana Air Flight 992 down in a densely populated residential area, killing all 153 passengers and crew and another 10 people on the ground, according to Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIC). A preliminary report on the June 3 crash (ATW Daily News, June 5) released by the AIC does not reach a conclusion as to why the MD-83’s two Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines each experienced “a total loss of power” during final ...

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