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Tag Archives: Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB)

AIB-N mandated to probe military aircraft crash in Kaduna

THE Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB -N) has been mandated by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to lead the Investigation to unravel the cause of the crash of a military aircraft that occurred on Friday in Kaduna, in which the Chief of Army Staff died. The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from the accidented Beechcraft …

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AIB commences investigation into Air Peace tyre burst incident

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB) has commenced investigation into the serious incident involving an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 aircraft which had a burst tyre on landing at Runway 18R on March 8, 2021 the aircraft with 127 passengers and six crew enroutre Lagos landed without causalities. A statement from the Investigators read,” Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified and …

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  Stakeholders confirm virtual; physical participation for January 15 AIB/LAAC Conference

TOP stakeholders in the Nigeria’s aviation industry have confirmed participation in the conference with the theme, “Preventing Human Factors in Accident Occurrences, which holds this Friday, January 15, 2021 at the Sheraton Hotels & Suites, Lagos. The conference organized by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria’s sole accident investigation agency, in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), …

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AIB-N reechoes multi-modal investigation agency merits in Nigeria

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has reiterated its call for the establishment of an independent unified multi-modal investigation body charged with the responsibilities of carrying out investigation of occurrences involving all modes of transportation with the aim of promoting and enhancing safe transportation in Nigeria. Speaking during the public hearing on amendment bills for Civil Aviation Acts organised by House …

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AIB stresses importance of synergy among critical stakeholders in safety symposium

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) has enumerated the importance of cooperation among critical aviation decision makers in the promotion of safety in Nigeria calling for a delineation of roles in aviation emergency to avoid duplication and undue overlap This was part of its 15-point resolution in a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day Nigerian Aviation Workforce Symposium (NAWS) held …

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Aviation Public Hearing: The good, bad and the intriguing

TO say the three day public hearing on the amendment of six (6) executive bills of aviation agencies hosted by the Senate Committee on Aviation is anything short of interesting would be the understatement of all time. Views and counter views with divergent ideas filled the air as law makers, the regulator, investors and stakeholders gathered to amend  Acts establishing …

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AIB says by regulation crashed Quorum Bell 206 aircraft not fitted with ‘blackbox’

Clarifies aircraft has no capacity to dump fuel ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has clarified certain misconceptions surrounding Friday, 28 August, 2020, Bell Helicopter crash with registration marks 5N-BQW operated by Quorum Aviation limited. The AIB through it commissioner, Engr. Akin Olateru also discarded rumours that the aircraft was dumping fuel before the crash calling on patience from the public …

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NUATE responds Minister over relocation directive says cost implication high

Relocation not component of 2020 approved budget Advises Ministry to resort to virtual meetings NATIONAL Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has written the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika on the directive asking aviation agencies to relocate to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) within 45 days saying the cost implication was not only high but not a component of …

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ICAO, NTSB train AIB personnel on investigating air accidents

INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of the United States of America has trained personnel from Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) for a one-week training in accident/incident investigation, for the benefit of the entire West African sub region. The workshop, a capacity building project, facilitated by the two international organizations, seeks to deepen the knowledge, …

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