The Bell 407 helicopter registered 5N-BIC operated from Abuja to Calabar on the 20th of October 2009. On the 21st of October 2009, 5N-BIC departed Calabar for Port Harcourt on a Visual Flight Rules (VFR) positioning flight at about 1230hrs with the Pilot and an Engineer on board. A few minutes into the flight, the Pilot reported noticing chip detector indication of the transmission system in the cockpit. The pilot reported that a radio call was made to Eket ATC of the intention to divert to Uyo due technical. On landing at Gitto construction site, Uyo; the Maintenance Engineer reported that a check was carried out on three chip detector plugs on the transmission but no metal chips were discovered. The plugs were inspected, cleaned, reinstalled and followed with ground run.