Friday, 21 August 2015

AIB releases manifest of crashed Bristow helicopter

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the names of the passengers on board the Bristow Helicopter which plunged into the Lagoon on the 12th of August in Lagos state.

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The manifest was released on Thursday. A statement by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi said the manifest contained name of the passengers and crew members.

Six people have been confirmed dead, while six others survived. 

They include: 

''Ita Ekpeyong, Joshua Emekeme, Dolu Ebiejuara, Onoriode Onojete, Chukwuma Erise, Solomon Udeh and Chide Ukwunta

''Others are : Iniala Opaimi, Chris Abua,  Chukwudi Onah, Josepg Wyatt (captain), Peter Kayode Bello (Co-pilot)'', it said

According to the agency, the six that survived are Joshua Emekeme, Dolu Ebiejuara, Solomon Udeh, Onoriode Onojete, Chukwudi Onah and Iniala Opaimi.

The statement said investigations are still ongoing to unravel what led to the crash.


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