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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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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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‘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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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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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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