Crashes, manpower and safety of Nigeria’s airspace

THE crash of an Augusta Helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Navy and the frequency of air mishaps have stirred an avalanche of questions over the safety of Nigerian airspace and adequate manpower in the sector as well as other areas. There is a serious shortage of core aviation personnel with only ageing local manpower such as the pilots, licensed aircraft engineers and licensed avionics engineers. This situation has negative effects on a sector that is safety-driven. Since the liquidation ...
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Added February 26, 2013
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