AIB releases manifest of Bristow Helicopter crash

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The Accident Investigation Bureau  (AIB), has released the passenger manifest of the helicopter that crashed last week Wednesday into the Lagos lagoon.

The names of the passengers and the crew on board the ill-fated flight are: Ita Ekpeyong; Joshua Emekeme; Dolu Ebiejuara; Onoriode Onojete; Chukwuma Erise; Solomon Udeh; Chidi Ukwunta, and Iniala Opaimi.

Others are Chris Abua; Chukwudi Onah; Joseph Wyatt (Captain) and Peter Kayode Bello (co-pilot)

The Sikosky S76 C+ helicopter crashed into the lagoon in Oworonshoki area of Lagos on Wednesday, last week, shortly before landing at Murtala Muhammed Airport.

The helicopter marked 5N-BGD and operated by Bristow Helicopters departed SEDCO oil platform offshore en-route Lagos airport.

Six of the passengers died in the crash while six others are currently receiving treatment in the hospital.

The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) contains data generated from different parts of the aircraft including the engines and the avionics, while the Cockpit Voice Recorder will unveil conversations within the cockpit and between the pilots and the Control Tower.

According to AIB, investigation has extended to retrieving documents and other materials from Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), and the airline operator.

 

Posted on August, 21 2015

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