One of NCAT's T9 Tampico aircraft (Disclaimer: This is not the crashed aircraft)
Update: NCAT loses TB9 aircraft to engine failure after forced landing in Kaduna
IGERIAN College of Aviation Technology Zaria, lost one of its TB-9 Tampico aircraft after a forced landing by the pilot at about 14:40 on March 1, 2019 due an engine failure.
Fortunately, no lives were lost as both occupants of the aircraft came out unscathed by the incident and have since returned the base.
Nigerianflightdeck learnt that the Tampico (TB9)aircraft with Nationality and Registration marks 5N-CBP was on a test flight being conducted by a Pilot and an Engineer.
The pilot made a successful forced-landing about 7 nautical miles North-West of Kaduna at Rumi forest, Sabon Birni,Birnin Gwari LGA, Kaduna State.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has been notified, in line with standard practice.
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