January 27, 2023



Republic of Cameroon seeks AIB-N assistance on accident investigation

The Republic of Cameroon has searched for help of Accident Investigative Bureau, Nigeria Chapter (AIB-N) on the investigation of an accident involving Havilland DHC 400 Twinotter plane that occurred on Might 11, 2022 in Cameroon.

The Director of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transportation, Cameroon, Mrs Essimi Dine,

who led the group to AIB-N headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday stated the help of AIB was mandatory attributable to its superior infrastructure for accident investigation.

She stated the AIB-N would assist to obtain and analyze info from the recorder of the plane.

In line with her, the Republic of Cameroon would additional collaborate with AIB-N, on capability constructing in accident investigation and the way to collaborate.

Earlier, Mr Akin Olateru, the Commissioner of Accident Investigative Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N), stated the bureau was a part of the investigation of the accident as Nigerians had been on board.

In line with him, two Nigerians as pilots and a Cameroonian operator had been concerned within the accident. 

“However Cameroon has determined to hunt help when it comes to the investigation to assist with; the obtain of the Flight Information Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) evaluation of data and animation of the way it occurred.

“As you conscious, we’ve among the finest accident investigative laboratories on this planet. We now have functionality of getting info from the broken recorder which the plane got here with.

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