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AIB-N Cedes Air Peace Aircraft Probe To NCAA

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BEVERLY HILLS, March 11, (THEWILL) – The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) has ceded the investigation of Air Peace incident involving a Boeing 737-300 aircraft that had a burst tyre on Monday.

The bureau in an official statement issued Thursday, signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi, stated “We refer to the occurrence involving a Boeing 737-300 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BUQ, operated by Air Peace Ltd, which occurred at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, March 8, 2021”.

According to the agency in the statement made available to THE WILL, “Initial findings made by the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N) following a download of the aircraft’s Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) revealed that the aircraft experienced a burst tyre during taxiing.

“As the occurrence falls under the category of incident, AIB-N has therefore ceded the investigation to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Further enquiries on this occurrence should be addressed to the NCAA forthwith.”