Black Box of Crashed Bristow Helicopter Found

The black box of the ill-fated Bristow Helicopter that crashed into the lagoon at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria has been found.

The Accident Investigation Bureau on Friday announced that it had recovered the ‘Black Box’ of the Bristow helicopter that crashed into the Lagos lagoon on Wednesday.

The black box contains the cockpit voice and the flight data recorders.

The Commissioner of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Felix Abali, made this known while displaying the two devices to aviation correspondents at the bureau’s headquarters in Lagos.

Six of the 12 people on the helicopter died when the crash occurred on Wednesday. Among the dead were the pilot and the co-pilot whose bodies were found on Thursday.

The cause of the crash is yet to be ascertained.

-Source: Premium Times.


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