Report on the accident involving Bell 427 Helicopter belonging to the Nigeria Police Force, registration 5N-POL which occurred at Kabong, Jos South L.G.A Plateau State on the 14th of March, 2012
On Tuesday 13th March, 2012, the helicopter lifted up from Abuja airport to Jos Prison football field as a ferry flight. The purpose of the flight was to convey the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Operations from Jos to Abuja. The aircraft had initial contact with Jos Control Tower at 1350hrs en-route and reported ETA to be 1400hrs. Thereafter, the pilot received current weather information from the ATC. The pilot further requested landing clearance on a football field, at the Nigerian Prison Service. The helicopter landed at 1406hrs.
Report No: NPF/2012/03/14/F
Operator: Nigeria Police Force
Reg No: 5N-POL
Aircraft Type: Bell 427 HelicopterAccident
Date Released: August 30, 2017
Status: Final Report