Get this: Report on the Accident involving Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Bell 427 helicopter

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Get this: Report on the Accident involving Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Bell 427 helicopter

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Post by Raffles » Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:37 pm

.......At about 1150hrs, the helicopter lifted up with four persons on board including the DIG. The Control Tower was notified at about 1155hrs of the helicopter’s crash at Landir village, Kabong area near Jos metropolis and that all four persons on board were fatally injured.

The accident occurred in daylight at a coordinate of N09°55.229, E008°51.853......

Now get this ......

The investigation identified the following probable causal factors:



Probable Causal Factors:

The cause of the accident cannot be conclusively decided but the investigation discovered series of discrepancies and non-compliance with Nig.CARs which includes:



Pilot:

The pilot’s medical had expired as at the time of accident,
Simulator recurrency had expired as at the time of accident.



Co-pilot:

The co-pilot was not type rated on the helicopter (Bell 427).



Engineer:

The engineer that released the aircraft prior to the flight had no type training and type rating on the aircraft type.

Read the report here



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Post by gear up » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:23 pm

That seems conclusive to me :yikes: :lol: the mind boggles :wallbash:


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Post by Bell 407 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:36 pm

:yikes: :yikes: :yikes:



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Post by Raffles » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:08 pm

A thoroughly investigated accident and professionally drafted report.
That should improve safety in Nigeria henceforth.



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