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Aiseubeogun, BAGAIA Commissioner emphasize training, trainability at AIB/LAAC human factor conference

FORMER managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Richard Aiseubeogun is canvassing that organizations must provide regulators of civil aviation, on an annual basis, their organizational and individual training plans in case there is an accident or incident the investigators should have records on where to look. Also the Commissioner, Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency …

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Olateru harps on synergy between tourism, air transport says aviation contributes $1.7bn into Nigeria’s economy

SYNERGY between tourism and air transport is key to develop Nigeria’s economy says the Commissioner, Accident Investigation Buerau (AIB), Engr. Akin Olateru. This is just as he revealed that before the advent of the corona virus pandemic, Nigerian aviation industry contributed at least $1.7 billion and created 341,000 direct jobs to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The AIB helmsman …

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FAAN meets LASG, Elin Group gets AOC; AIB and more on PhotoReel

AVIATION had a lot of activities this week most projecting the industry’s willingness to move beyond the COVID-19 and grow the sector. From the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN)’s visit to the Lagos State Government for airport developmental purposes to the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) sensitization campaign in Enugu and finally Elin Group acquiring it’s AOC and soon …

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No fuel found in Quorum Helicopter tank after crash says AIB preliminary report

The helicopter has an endurance of 3:24h. The operational flight plan filed by the pilot indicated an endurance of 3:15h and an estimated flight time of 2:45h. The helicopter engine was started at 09:15h. The helicopter took off at 09:20h.The helicopter crashed at 12:14h.There was no fuel left in the fuel tanks after the crash. The mast and main rotor blades were found intact during the post-crash inspection.”

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‘In my early years, I hawked boiled corn on the streets of Ogbomoso’ Olateru AIB CEO

I have a very humble background. Growing up wasn’t a silver spoon. I used to hawk when I finished from school. So, you can imagine that kind of growing up as a child. But, one thing that I can say has really helped me is the way my mother handled us while growing up. It’s about what next. She’s doing a task and you are there watching as a child, she wants you to think ahead and do the next thing.  My mother didn’t have any patient for mediocrity. She will beat the hell out of you. She was a strong disciplinarian. So, that forced me to always be thinking of what next.

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Enugu Airport reopening takes center stage while FAAN faces MMIA& NAIA restart

THIS week on PhotoReel, the Minister of Aviation and South East governors on August 30th reopened the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) Enugu after rehabilitation of the runway, Unions in the aviation sub sector received Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) boost as they insist concessions are a no go. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) continues preparation for international flights …

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Why AIB seeks critical allies for collaboration to investigate aircraft accident -Olateru

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) needs to enter strategic collaborations and form alliances with various stakeholders in construction, maritime, air transport, the fire departments and other organizations to increase the investigative body’s chances of getting to the root of any accident that occurs in difficult terrain. Commissioner and Chief Executive of the AIB-N, Engineer Akin Olateru made this known at …

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AIB confirms ‘brownout’ as cause of Vice President Osibanjo’s 2019 helicopter crash

Releases three other investigation reports with 9 safety recommendations ACCIDENT investigation Bureau (AIB), has today released four final accident reports and issued another nine (9) safety recommendations including the report of the Caverton Augusta Westland 139 Helicopter 5N-CML crash involving the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo in Kabba, Kogi State. Other reports released are the Aero Contractors Bombardier Dash 8-Q-400 with …

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