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(Preston Fiedler/AP, FILE) In this photo dated November 12, 2018, the actual Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 - Max 8 plane, that crashed on March 10, 2019, shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is pictured as it lands at Seattle Boeing Field King County International airport.

Crashed Ethiopian Airlines flight black boxes sent to Paris

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after take off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, the airline said on Thursday.
(Jemal Countess-Getty Images) Parts of an engine and landing gear lie in a pile after being gathered by workers during the continuing recovery efforts at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 on March 11, 2019 in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines ‘has flown’ black boxes of crashed Boeing to Paris

"An Ethiopian delegation led by Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has flown the Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) to Paris, France for investigation," the airline wrote on Twitter.

AIB begins investigations into NCAT aircraft incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into the incident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria.

NCAT aircraft crashes outside Kaduna airport, burnt by armed bandits

Armed bandits operating in the North West axis have set on fire an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology after crash-landing about 6.5 nautical miles from Kaduna International Airport.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

AIB: Why VP Osinbajo’s chopper crashed

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday released preliminary report on the helicopter crash involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi state penultimate Saturday.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

VP Osinbajo: AIB concludes investigation on crashed helicopter

Seventy-two hours after an Agusta AW 139 helicopter flying Vice President Yemi Osibanjo crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, aviation agencies, led by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) have concluded investigations on the accident.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

AIB seeks public assistance to investigate VP Osinbajo’s helicopter crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau has asked the public to assist it by providing any video clip(s), relevant evidence or information as the agency investigates what led to the recent crash of an AgustaWestland 139 helicopter which had Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other persons onboard.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

NCAA commences investigation of VP’s helicopter crash

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Sunday says investigation has began into Saturday’s crash landing of an helicopter conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi State.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges NHRC to probe Rann IDP camp killings

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate the January 17 bombing of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Rann, Borno State, in which 234 persons were allegedly killed.

Minister: N4.5 billion NCAT firefighting simulator ready soon

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that a N4.5 billion firefighting simulator currently being installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) was nearing completion.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Unions issue aviation agencies 14-day ultimatum over condition of service

Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Aviation union shuts down agencies’ offices at Lagos airport

The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Friday shut down the offices of aviation agencies at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, over the delay in the release of their Conditions of Service.

Aviation agencies groan under N45 billion debt by airlines

With such huge debt profile, FAAN said it is finding it very difficult to replace obsolete airport equipment like airfield lighting, resurfacing of dilapidated runways and provision of other amenities to the airports.

Bureau releases cause of Bristow Helicopters crash, three others

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Monday released four accident and serious incident reports, which occurred in the country between July 2004 and August 2015, including that of the Bristow Helicopters, which killed six out of the 12 persons on board on August 12, 2015.
Overland Airways

Overland Airways: Foreign object impact cause of aircraft fire in hangar

The Management of Overland Airways has attributed impact of foreign object on its ATR aircraft as the cause of inferno, which engulfed its airplane at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos on Friday.
overland lagos airport

Overland Airways aircraft goes up in flames at Lagos airport

An aircraft belonging to Overland Airways yesterday, went up in flames at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

AIB: Wrong rain forecast caused Skybird aircraft incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has explained that the Gulfstream G IV operated by Skybird Airline, which overshot the runway Wednesday night at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, was caused by heavy downpour that waterlogged the runway.

Minister: Executive bill to redefine accident investigation underway

The Ministry of Aviation has submitted a draft bill to the national assembly, where accident investigation will not be limited only to air accident but other forms of transportation.

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