The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified of a serious incident involving a Sikorsky 92 aircraft operated by Bristow Helicopters, with registration marks, 5N-BOA at about 2:10pm local time on the 25th October, 2019. The aircraft, with 13 passengers on board was enroute Port Harcourt from GERD, an offshore platform when it declared emergency. There was no fatality. From the information gathered so far, the pilot contacted the ATC at about 1421 declaring left Engine Failure. The aircraft was cleared left Base Runway 22 for expeditious landing and landed safely. The AIB team of safety investigators from our regional office in Enugu has commenced investigation. As the investigating Agency, AIB wants the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence or information any member of the public may have of the serious incident that can assist us with this investigation.
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The AIB will like to enjoin the Press and the Public to respect the privacy of the people involved and NOT to pre-empt the cause of the serious incident.