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AIB releases preliminary reports on Air Peace, Max Air serious incidents

ACCIDENTS Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) has released two preliminary reports on serious incidents involving aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited and Max Air.

The Air Peace Boeing 737-500 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BUJ was enroute Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri on 5th November, 2019 when the incident occurred at about 23,000 feet above Mean Sea Level (FL230).​

The serious incident involving Max Air Boeing 747-400 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-DBK occurred at Runway 05, Minna International Airport on 7th September, 2019.

The reports are already on the Bureau’s website (www.aib.gov.ng).

Preliminary reports are not the final reports as they only contain details of the initial facts, discussions and findings surrounding the occurrences; which include information gathered from witness statements, flight recorders, Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) Data, Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) data, and preliminary inspection of the accident sites and the wreckages.

Therefore, investigation on this occurrence is still ongoing and final report on the incident will be released at the conclusion of the investigation.

Full details of the reports can be found in the following links:

https://aib.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Preliminary-Report-on-Air-Peace-5N-BUJ.pdf

https://aib.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/PRELIMINARY-REPORT-ON-THE-MAX-AIR-5N-DBK-SEPT-2019.pdf

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