The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria, has said that it has recovered the black box of a Nigerian Air Force Beechcraft 350 jet which crashed near the Kaduna International Airport on Friday.
A statement by the AIB-N General Manager, Public Affairs, Tunji Oketunbi states that its investigators will download and analyse vital information contained in the recorders to ascertain the cause of the crash that killed 11 military personnel including the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.
According to the statement “The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) from the accidented aircraft have been recovered and investigation has commenced”
“Investigators will download and analyse vital information contained in the recorders at the AIB-N’s world class Flight Safety Laboratory, in Abuja.
“The mandate given to AIB-N is based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two agencies on July 1, 2020 covering areas of mutual assistance”