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PH Airport: FAAN closes, reopens airport over bush fire incident as AIB investigates Turkish serious incident

FOLLOWING bush fire that occurred near the active area of the of the Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) shutdown and has consequently reopened the airport after evaluating the situation. This is just as the Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) announced that it has commenced …

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IATA’s visitation to FAAN, multiple awards and celebrations rule the week

AWARDS, Christmas parties, visitations were the order of the week as PhotoReel brings you some of what played out this week through the lens. Click first picture to scroll:

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Olateru, AIB Commissioner bags international, local awards

COMMISSIONER of the Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria, Engr. Akin Olateru, received accolades from three different organisations in the last week for his outstanding leadership in aviation development. The Commissioner was recently bestowed with the award of Aviation Man of the Year 2019 at the Air Transport Industry Awards 2019, the …

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When House of Reps stormed the aviation community in Lagos

THIS week the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation came for their oversight function on some aviation agencies, Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) where they promised varying degree of support to move the industry forward. Also the …

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House Aviation Co’ttee to assist AIB get first responders’ collaboration during crisis

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has pledged to support the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria push for its plans to involve first responders’ to aircraft accidents including the Nigeria Police, Air Force, Navy, National Emergency Management Agency *(NEMA) and others to form a synergy with the investigators so when …

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Leadstream ATO trains 15 Challenger aircraft engineers to develop local capacity

LEADSTREAM Aviation Training Organisation has trained fifteen Nigerians on the Challenger 601/604/605 to boost the capacity of Nigeria engineers in order to develop local capacity for the industry. The executive officer, Leadstream Aviation Training Organisation, Engr Roland Ahmed told journalists in his office at the airport that the training involving …

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AIB releases three preliminary reports on serious incidents involving Air Peace

Issues 6 safety recommendations for immediate implementation ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace Limited. This is just as the Bureau …

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AIB declares fire alert on Azman Air false

FOLLOWING the air return involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by Azman Air, with registration marks 5N-SYS, Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB) commenced investigation of the incident, which is as a result of fire onboard the aircraft and decalred the alert was false. AIB in a statement said they were …

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Investigation commences as AIB, Air Peace confirm B737-500 engine issues

Aircraft lands safely no injured passenger ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB) has commenced investigation into an Air Peace Boeing 737-500 aircraft with registration marks, 5N-BUJ, which according to the investigators declared an engine failure The Bureau, stated that it has been notified on the 5th November, 2019 of a serious …

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New BAGAIA Commissioner plans to strengthen body for effective regional investigations

COMMISSIONER Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA), Engineer Charles Irikefe Erhueh has highlighted plans to work with member states of the group to strengthen its systems and capacities to enable the body independently carry out its mandate in a more efficient manner. The new BAGAIA commissioner made this known …

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