Accident Investigation Bureau
AIB targets infrastructure upgrade, systems review
Commissioner of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Akin Olateru, has said that the agency would do more in the upgrade of its infrastructure, ensure constant review of its systems, processes and procedure, and invest more on human capital development in 2019. Olateru, who was pleased with achievements of the bureau in 2018, said the new…
Safety recommendations suffer low implementation in local aviation
The multiple safety recommendations issued by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) lately, have recorded low rate of implementation by concerned agencies in the local aviation industry.
AIB launches accidents investigating App
The Accident Investigation Bureau has launched an App, which will assist the Bureau with investigating aircraft accidents and incidents. AIB said the App features a live reporting menu, whereby (pictures/videos) can be uploaded by any user who has witnessed events that could result in aircraft accidents. “The application gives us a new and more convenient…
AIB, Benin Republic sign pact on accident investigation
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), and the Benin Republic Bureau of Air Accident Investigation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to boost cooperation in terms of air accident investigation and capacity building. The AIB Commissioner, Akin Olateru, while signing the MoU recently in Abuja explained that the pact was to help Republic of Benin…
AIB hosts BAGAIA accident, incident report training
Capacity building in the aviation industry has received a boost as Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has concluded plans to host a meeting of the Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency....
AIB deploys technology to enhance timely reportage of accidents
Apparently to enhance its functions and interface with members of the general public, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has deployed technology as part of its operations. Specifically, the bureau launched a mobile app for easy and real-time reportage of serious incidences in the aviation industry nationwide. The initiative has also been commended by stakeholders as…
Report indicts pilots in Plateau’s 2012 police helicopter crash
• Bureau regrets delay of 22 other findings Pilots of the ill-fated Nigeria Police Force (NPF) helicopter that crashed in 2012 have been indicted of gross violation of civil aviation rules. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), in one of the three final reports released yesterday in Lagos, noted that whereas the main pilot had expired…
‘Those opposed to 5% PSC grant to AIB are either uninformed or wicked’
You have another charge called Passenger Service Charge (PSC). PSC came through by executive fiat. It was not an Act issue. It was a former Minister that approved the payment of PSC to FAAN.
AIB trains police officers in accident investigation
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has trained men of the Nigerian police to effectively secure aircraft accident sites and ensure that evidence are not tampered with.The police officers, 20 in number, constitute the first batch of the training programme.
Victims’ counsels urge release of final accident report on Dana Air
Aviation lawyers representing the families of Dana Air crash victims have written to Ministers of Aviation and Transport, praying them to direct the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) to release the final report of the accident.