AIB to review proposed Civil Aviation Regulations 2019

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria will be hosting a two-day Stakeholders Forum to review its proposed  Civil Aviation Regulations of 2019, on the 4th and 5th April 2019 at Radisson Blu, Ikeja, Lagos State. The aim of the Forum is to engage stakeholders on the proposed amendments to the Civil Aviation (Investigation of Air Accidents and Incidents) Regulations, 2016 and discuss the promotion of aviation safety. ThE Forum will attract stakeholders from different segments of the aviation sector to deliberate on the Bureau’s amended regulations, which will guide the agency in carrying…

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AIB begins investigations into NCAT’s TB9 aircraft in Kaduna

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has commenced investigations into the accident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft marked 5N-CBP belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, which occurred on 1st March, 2019 at Rumi forest, Sabon Birnin, Birnin Gwari LGA, Kaduna State. The AIB said in a statement signed by the general manager public affAirs, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi that their team of safety investigators have commenced investigation. From the information provided by NCAT, the aircraft was on a Test Flight being conducted by a Pilot and an Engineer.…

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Skybird Incident: AIB says it has not done analysis or identified any causal factor

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has restated that it has not done any analysis or identified the causal factor for the Skybird serious incident. The AIB in a statement signed by its general manager Public Affairs, Tunji Oketunbi said It would be misleading to report that the Bureau blamed any organisation or revealed the cause of the occurrence. Skybird Serious Incident: AIB did not apportion blame Oketunbi noted that all information relating to weather were as received verbatim from the statement of the crew. He said the AIB will still…

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AIB hosts international aviation symposium

Aviation safety in Africa has received a boost as Accident and Investigation Bureau (AIB) hosts an Aviation Safety Symposium from the 24th -26th of July, 2018. This symposium holding at RaddisonBlu, Ikeja, Lagos is being facilitated by the National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Safe Skies for Africa (SSFA) program. It will focus on lessons learned and safety issues from NTSB accident/incident investigations. The NTSB has investigated over 146,000 accidents and issued 14,650 safety recommendations.  This 3-day symposium will provide an opportunity for open…

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