The helicopter which was owned and operated by OAS Helicopters departed Lagos at 0713hrs under Special VFR enroute Port Harcourt with four persons on board. The Helicopter was conveying the Managing Director/CEO and some staff of the Company for a business meeting at Port Harcourt. The aircraft was maintaining 500ft when the Pilot contacted Osubi airstrip at 0823hrs. The Controller passed the QNH 1012 hPa to the aircraft and to report when abeam Osubi airstrip.
At 0831hrs, the Pilot called the Controller and requested weather over the station and the following weather information was passed to the aircraft, which the Pilot acknowledged.