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AIB in groundbreaking collaboration with Nigerian Air Force

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N), in line with its inter-agency collaboration agenda, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday July 1, 2020. In his statement to the press, Engr Olateru AIB-N Commissioner/CEO, stated that, “Our duty, as Accident Investigators of Civil Aviation, is one thing but understanding one’s needs is very critical to …

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Stakeholders skeptical over Ministry’s relocation directive; say timing wrong

THE directive from the Minister of Aviation to all aviation agencies to relocate their agencies’ headquarters to Abuja in the next 45 amid the battle against COVID-19 has not gone unnoticed by stakeholders some of which have expressed divergent opinions on the directive giving its raison d’etre and its timing. Nigerianflightdeck last Friday reported that the Ministry of Aviation directed …

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Ministry directs aviation agencies to relocate headquarters to FCT within 45 days

FEDERAL Ministry of Aviation has directed all agencies and parastatals under its watch to relocate their corporate headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory Abuja in the next forty-five (45) days hence reenacting the botched 2012 Presidential directive. With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Accident Investigation Bureau …

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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).​ …

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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 investigation into the serious incident involving Turkish Airways A330-300 aircraft …

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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 Outstanding Leadership award at the 10th Nigeria Aviation (NIGAV) awards …

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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 Murtala Muhammed Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), 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 an accident happens evidence will not be compromised. Speaking through …

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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 engineers on the Challenger aircraft was to reduce foreign dependency, …

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