Call: + 234 807 7090 908

Preliminary Report on Accident involving a Bell 206B III, 5N-BQW

Preliminary Report on Accident involving a Bell 206B III, 5N-BQW

On 27th August 2020, a Bell 206B III helicopter with nationality and registration marks 5N-BQW, operated by Quorum Aviation Limited, was topped up with 247 litres of fuel to full tank capacity on ground Port Harcourt Military airport (DNPM). The technical logbook entry revealed that there was an engine run for 10 minutes and a test flight of 20 minutes in preparation for a positioning flight the next day.
On 28th August 2020 at 09:15 h, 5N-BQW was started and at 09:20 h, the helicopter lifted off from DNPM as a ferry flight to EAN Aviation hangar, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos (DNMM). The flight was operated on a Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight plan. According to the flight plan, on board were one pilot, an engineer and a fitter mechanic with fuel endurance of 3:15 h.

Report No: Preliminary Report
Operator: Quorum Aviation Limited
Reg No: 5N-BQW
Aircraft Type: Bell 206B IIIAccident
Date Released: September 21, 2020
Status: Preliminary Report
Download: PDF

Login to your account below

Fill the forms bellow to register

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.