NSIB investigates NG Eagle
Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB)

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has identified the aircraft type that has crashed into the Oba Akran area of Lagos State as a Jabiru J430, a light single aeroplane with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-CCQ operated by Air First Hospitality & Tours.

The Bureau said it has been notified and commenced investigation into an accident  which occurred around a little after 1500hrs local time on August 1, 2023.

The aircraft, according to the Bureau, was on a test flight within Lagos with two passengers onboard, before it crashed around Oba Akran area of Lagos State With no fatalities.

The aircraft caught fire on impact but the spread was contained by the rainfall at the time of impact.

The two souls on board were taken to the hospital.

The NSIB, in its statement signed by Tunji Oketumbi, is soliciting further information from the general public in the form of pictures, video or recording evidence to assist in conducting a comprehensive investigation. 

 

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