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AIB Investigates Serious Incident Involving Air Peace B737-500

AIB Investigates Serious Incident Involving Air Peace B737-500

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigeria has been notified on the 5th November, 2019 of a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by Air Peace, with registration marks, 5N-BUJ.
According to AIB’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi, “the aircraft, which departed Murtala Muhammad Airport at 0735 local time was enroute Owerri from Lagos with 90 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
From the information provided by the Air Traffc Control (ATC), the flight crew declared engine failure at 07:47 local time and subsequently made an air return to Lagos.
The aircraft landed safely at 08:06 local time. All the occupants disembarked with no injury.
The AIB team of safety investigators has commenced investigation.
As the sole Agency mandated to undertake the investigation of aircraft accidents and serious incidents, the Bureau wants the public to know that it would be open to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence or information that may assist in this investigation.
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