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Report on the Serious Incident involving Presidential Implementation Committee on Maritime Safety and Security (PICOMSS) with Registration 5N-BKS at Benin Airport Edo State Nigeria on 5th July, 2012

Report on the Serious Incident involving Presidential Implementation Committee on Maritime Safety and Security (PICOMSS) with Registration 5N-BKS at Benin Airport Edo State Nigeria on 5th July, 2012

5N-BKS, DA-42 aircraft requested for an engine start for low level Range navigation south of the airfield. Startup was granted with two crew members on board and was airborne at 1002hrs with endurance of four hours. At about 10NM, the crew was asked to confirm whether they want to maintain Benin frequency or go to Osubi frequency. The crew replied that they will remain with Benin and was advised to report ‘ops normal’ at 1020hrs.

At 1024hrs, the crew reported checking ‘ops normal’ and requested rejoining for some touch and go. The aircraft was cleared for the first touch and go on runway 05 at 1033hrs. After the fourth touch and go at 1054hrs, the crew called Benin at 1058hrs for a full stop landing.

Report No: PICOMSS/07/05/2012/F
Operator: Presidential Implementation Committee on…
Reg No: 5N-BKS
Aircraft Type: Diamond DA-42Serious Incident
Date Released: March 13, 2017
Status: Final Report
Download: PDF

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