These are the two fundamental motives why Osinbajo’s helicopter crashed - FG


These are the two fundamental motives why Osinbajo’s helicopter crashed - FG

 The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has launched its findings into the helicopter crash which’ worried Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo


The AIB pointed out that loss of visibility performed a function in the helicopter crash

The bureau stated every other issue that contributed to the crash used to be inappropriate touchdown method used

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed the motives why a helicopter which had Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and eleven others on board crashed in the Kabba vicinity of Kogi country on February 2, 2019.

The bureau in a record on Tuesday, July 28, cited that loss of visibility and difficult touchdown as a result made the helicopter roll onto its proper aspect on the day the incident occurred, The Nation reported.

Explaining how the crash occurred, the organization stated the crew of the flight, which took off from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport for Kabba, sighted the supposed touchdown vicinity – a soccer subject – and approached with the velocity of 20 kt to about a hundred ft., and entered a hover to land.

It stated at about 50 ft. above floor level, a brownout set in (visibility restrict due to dirt or sand) and the flight crew misplaced visible contact with the floor and exterior environment making the helicopter trip a difficult touchdown and consequently rolling onto its proper side.

According to the AIB, different elements that contributed to the crash encompass inappropriate touchdown method used, non-adherence to enterprise tactics for acknowledged or expected brownout prerequisites in the course of landing, lack of danger assessment, restricted touchdown web page coaching and planning prior to the graduation of the flight.

In order to forestall the incident from reoccurring, the AIB cautioned the country wide’ protection adviser to reflect on consideration on whether or not the presidential air fleet unit must be worried. in the coordination and guidance of all excessive profile government a very necessary individual (VIP) mission (flights) in order to make sure that all government VIP flights are performed in accordance with authorized running procedures’.

In every other report, the federal authorities has given a replace regarding the resumption of global flights in the country.

The chairperson of the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force (PTF), Boss Mustapha, made the clarifications on Monday, July 27, at the 53rd joint countrywide briefing of the taskforce in Abuja.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) stated the authorities was once working to fast-track the reopening of the global airspace with the aviation sector, Daily Trust reported.

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