NCAA investigates near-crash of Adeleke’s plane

NCAA investigates near-crash of Adeleke’s plane

Nuhu said that the NCAA has received a mandatory report from the aircraft operator and that a full-blown investigation of the incident has since commenced.


The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has initiated a thorough investigation into the incident of an averted crash of an aircraft conveying the Osun State governor, Ademola Adeleke, and some of his aides.

The Director General of the NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, disclosed this in a press statement on Sunday.

According to Nuhu, the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, has expressed deep concern upon receiving reports of the aborted take-off incident involving a Bombardier Global Express 605 jet operated by Pacific Energy Company Limited.

While expressing relief that the incident ended without any harm, Keyamo assured that the outcome of the NCAA’s investigation and recommendations will be implemented in line with Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig. CARS) and global best practices.

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