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SERIOUS INCIDENT INVOLVING GULFSTREAM G IV AIRCRAFT BELONGING TO SKYBIRD AIR LIMITED WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER 5N-BOD WHICH OCCURRED AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ABUJA ON 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2018.

SERIOUS INCIDENT INVOLVING GULFSTREAM G IV AIRCRAFT BELONGING TO SKYBIRD AIR LIMITED WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER 5N-BOD WHICH OCCURRED AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ABUJA ON 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2018.

On 12th September, 2018 at about 2020hrs, a chartered flight 5N-BOD, a Gulfstream G IV aircraft with registration 5N-BOD belonging to Skybird Air Ltd, on an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plan, departed Murtala Mohammed International Airport (DNMM) Lagos, RWY 18R for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (DNAA), Abuja with One (01) person, 5 crew on board and endurance of four hours. The Captain was the Pilot Flying (PF) while the First Officer was the Pilot Monitoring (PM).

According to the Captain, the enroute weather was stormy and cruise at FL 350 avoiding weather almost all the way. Following an uneventful flight enroute, the aircraft was in contact with the DNAA Approach Radar and was given Radar Vectors for an ILS approach RWY 22. The aircraft intercepted the runway centerline at about 15 NM to touchdown and slowed down to configure having been number one in the approach sequence.

Report No: Preliminary Report
Operator: Skybird Air Limited
Reg No: 5N-BOD
Aircraft Type: Gulfstream G IVSerious Incident
Date Released: September 13, 2018
Status: Preliminary Report
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