AIB probes jet accident at Lagos airport


The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), has commenced an investigation into the jet crash at the General Aviation Terminal of Lagos Airport on Friday.

Information gathered revealed that brake failure caused a private charter airline, King Air Jet, to ram into a fence while the pilot was reparking it.

Further information revealed that the accident took placed around 10 am at a tarmac beside Bristow Helicopters.

However, no one was aboard the jet and the pilot suffered no injury.

Tunji Oketumbi, the spokesman for the Accident Investigation Bureau, confirmed the accident.

Tunji said the bureau had sent its investigators to access the level of damage as of press time.

“We have been notified of an accident that occurred at the local airport and our investigators have gone there to commence investigations,” he added.


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