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Second Interim statement on the accident involving Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited S76C+ with registration 5N-BGD at Lagos Lagoon, Oworonshoki on 12th August, 2015.

Second Interim statement on the accident involving Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited S76C+ with registration 5N-BGD at Lagos Lagoon, Oworonshoki on 12th August, 2015.

On 12th August 2015, about 1531hrs, 5N-BGD, Sikorsky S-76C+, a domestic chartered flight operated by Bristow Helicopters (Nig.) Limited, crashed into the Lagoon at Oworonshoki area of Lagos. Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) prevailed at the time and a Visual Flight Rule (VFR) flight plan was filed. The two flight crewmembers and four of the ten passengers were fatally injured. The helicopter was destroyed and there was no fire.

The point of departure was an offshore oil rig (SEDCO Express) and the destination was Murtala Muhammed Airport (DNMM), Lagos.

Report No: BHNL/2015/08/12/INTR/02
Operator: Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Limited
Reg No: 5N-BGD
Aircraft Type: Sikorsky S-76C+Accident
Date Released: August 12, 2017
Status: Interim Statement
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