Showing posts with label Pilots. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pilots. Show all posts

Friday, October 11, 2013

"Pilots Were Busy Arguing Before Agagu's Plane Crashed", Blackbox reveals

According to the black box for the Associated Airlines aircraft that crashed on the third of October in Lagos Nigeria and killed 15 people, there appeared to have being an argument involving the Captain and the First Officer of the Associated Airline aircraft.

PMNews reports that the readout of the black box , also called Cockpit Voice Recorder, CVR, conducted by Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, in its Abuja's laboratory revealed that the computer onboard the plane sent a warning message to the Captain, Yakubu Abdulrahman, shortly before take-off but he ignored it.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

See Names and photos of crashed Nigerian Airforce pilots

Some of you asked for their photos, well here they are. These are the photos of the two Nigerian Air Force pilots who lost their lives after the fighter jet they were flying crashed in Niger yesterday Monday May 6th.  They are Flt Lt Benjamin Bem Ado and Flg Offr Ayuba Joad Layelmenson. May they RIP! Amen.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Two Pilots Killed As Nigerian Air Force Plane Crashes In Niamey

A Nigerian Air Force Alpha jet crashed on Monday at Dargol, near Niamey, killing the two pilots, according to a Defence Headquarters statement issued in Abuja.
The statement signed by Brigadier General Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information, said the aircraft was on a non-combat mission when it crashed. It said the Alpha jet was one of the four based in Niamey as part of the African-led Support Mission in Mali. It stated that an investigation had begun “to unravel the circumstances that led to the accident”, adding that details would be made known as soon as the families of the pilots had been informed.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

‘Bodies of Dana Pilots Lost In Crash inferno’

The bodies of the two pilots of Dana Air’s MD-83 plane which crashed in Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos State on June 3, 2012 were not found as they might have been completely incinerated by the post-crash inferno. The Chief Medical Examiner and Consultant Pathologist of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Prof. John Obafunwa, said this in his testimony at a Lagos State coroner court sitting in Ikeja on Friday.
The American pilot, Mr. Peter Waxtan, 55, and his Indian co-pilot, Mr. Mahendra Rathore, 34, were among the six crew members of the plane; 147 passengers and uncertain number of others on the ground, who were killed in the crash.


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