The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has said in a briefing that they have commenced investigation on the chopper that landed on the busy highway of Benin-Ore road to pick up a passenger.
The incident which went viral on social media has been a controversial issue as aviation experts and public opinions have been divided over the issue.
NCAA Public Relationship Officer, Mr. Sam Adurogboye said in a briefing that they are fully aware of the helicopter that landed on the highway indicating that the helicopter is owned by tropical Arctic Logistics Ltd, with the registration number 5N – BVQ and aircraft type AW139. he continued, the Pilot was compelled to land between Benin and Ore in an unscheduled diversion to pick up someone. NCAA has commenced a full-scale investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the unscheduled diversion. As soon as the investigation is concluded, the outcome will be made public.