Friday, 14 August 2015

Black Box of Crashed Helicopter Found

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), on Friday announced that it had recovered the black box of the Bristow helicopter that crashed into a lagoon in the Oworonshoki area of Lagos on Wednesday. Felix Abali, commissioner of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), made this known while displaying the two devices to aviation correspondents at the bureau’s headquarters in Lagos. The black box contains the cockpit voice and the flight data recorders. Twelve people were on board the ill-fated aircraft which was heading to Lagos from an oil rig in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. While six persons survived and are responding to treatment at a private hospital in Lagos, six persons lost their lives in the unfortunate incident. The airline has not made the flight manifest public.

The Cable

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