AIB commences investigations into Medview incident on Abuja-Lagos route



Posted by Sade Williams



The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, said it has commenced investigations into a ‘serious incident’ involving an aircraft operated by Med-View Nigeria Limited, Boeing 737-500 with registration marks 5N-BQM en-route Lagos from Abuja.



The incident happened on Tuesday at about 3:07pm local time with 27 passengers and six crew members on board.



The AIB clarified that there was no fatality.


“From the information gathered so far, cabin altitude warning came on at FL 320 followed by deployment of oxygen masks which necessitated the crew to carry out emergency descent procedure. Our team of safety investigators have commenced investigation.



“As the investigating agency, AIB needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence, or information any members of the public may have of the accident; that can assist us with this investigation”, the AIB said in a statement signed by Mr. Tunji Oketunbi, its spokesman.



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