AIB releases preliminary report on Med-View plane crash
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary report on the crash involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft owned and operated by Med-View Airline.
The General Manager, Public Affairs, Tunji Oketunbi, disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Lagos.He said investigation on the incident was ongoing, adding that the final report would be out at the close of the enquiry.
The AIB official said the plane, with registration number 5N-BQM, was enroute Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on July 23 when the incident occurred at 32,000 feet above mean sea level FL320.Oketunbi said the released document contains initial facts, discussions and findings surrounding the occurrence.
He said: “This include information gathered from witness statements, flight recorders, Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) data. “Others are the Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) data, preliminary inspection of the accident sites and the wreckage.”