Mattini Air: NSIB Begins Investigation into Ibadan Airport Incident

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) says it has commenced investigation into a serious incident involving a Challenger 601-3R aircraft with Nationality and Registration Marks N580KR operated by Mattini Air.

The incident occurred at about 10: 55am Local Time on January 26, 2024 in Ibadan.

This was contained in a statement made available to Thelensng and signed by NSIB Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, Mrs Bimbo Olawunmi Oladeji on Saturday.

The aircraft, with 12 passengers and three crew members onboard was en-route Ibadan from Abuja.

The aircraft, on final approach to landing Runway 22, Ibadan Airport overshoot the runway.

There was no fatality, as all passengers and crew were safely evacuated.

The NSIB added that it has deployed a Go Team to investigate the incident.

The statement further said: “As the investigating agency, NSIB needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence, or information any members of the public may have of the serious incident; that can assist us with this investigation.

“The Bureau will appreciate that the general public and press respect the privacy of the people involved and NOT assume the cause of the serious incident until formal report is released”.

The Bureau added that it will release the preliminary report as soon as possible.

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