The Aviation Round Table has applauded the AIB on the timely release of the preliminary report of the Caverton-owned Agusta AW139 helicopter with Registration no’s 5N-CML which crashed in Kabba on the 2nd of February 2019 after taking off from Abuja.

The body also commended the synergies reflected on the probable causes of the accident as reiterated by the Commissioner during the presentation of the Preliminary Report.

The president of the ART, Dr. Gabriel Olowo, however, urged the regulator to initiate all the needed process for the swift implementation of the safety measures recommended in that report.

“While looking forward to the final report, we urge the NCAA to implement accompanying recommendations for safe operations in the industry,” Olowo said.