AIB boss rallies workers to dedication, professionalism
The Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, Akin Olateru, has sought workers’ cooperation, dedication and professionalism in the second phase of his appointment.
AIB confirms aircraft crash at Abuja airport
The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) on Sunday confirmed the crash of an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian military at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
AIB, stakeholders brainstorm on human errors in air crashes
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, in partnership with the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), will be meeting to chart a path to reducing human errors in air crashes. Commissioner of AIB, Akin Olateru, said that no fewer than 75 per cent of air accidents occur due to human factors. Some of the human…
AIB releases three accident reports, new safety bulletins
The final reports were on the incident involving a Gulfstream G-IV aircraft owned and operated by Skybird Air that occurred in 2018, serious incident involving a Boeing 747-200 aircraft owned and operated by Kabo Air Ltd that occurred in 2013.....
AIB harps on multi-modal accident probe agency
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, has reiterated the call for the creation of the Nigeria Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), to carry out investigations of occurrences involving all modes of transportation.
AIB hinges safer skies on implementation of safety recommendations
In efforts to deepen safer skies, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, has harped on the need to improve utilisation of safety recommendations from air accidents and serious incidences to enhance air safety in the country.
AIB to release four reports of accident investigation
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has revealed that four reports of accident investigation conducted on aircraft mishaps in the country will be released soon. AIB commissioner and chief executive officer, (CEO) Engr Akin Olateru, who disclosed this at a one-day sensitisation symposium on the activities of AIB in Kano, said details of the cause of…
‘Some government agencies don’t understand need for safety collaboration’
COVID-19 is not new to anybody; even kids on the streets know what it’s all about. The pandemic has affected the aviation industry worldwide. We are one of the industries that this pandemic has affected a lot in terms of revenue losses.
FG moves to stop hoodlums from looting aircraft crash sites
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) says it has decided to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the police, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ((NSCDC) and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to prevent criminals from swarming over the wreckage of crashed aircraft and looting essential items. The Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of the…
‘Crashed helicopter has no black box, recorder’
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, yesterday, dismissed claim that it recovered the black box of the helicopter that recently crashed in Lagos, saying the aircraft had none of such.
Aviation workers protest against welfare, systemic rot nationwide
• Crashed helicopter has valid clearance, insurance, says operator A coalition of aviation workers’ unions will today hold a nationwide protest on welfare issues and alleged rot in the system. The coalition made up of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and Association of…