Bristow Resumes S-76 Service in Nigeria

By Staff Writer | March 7, 2016
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Bristow Helicopters Ltd. confirmed the return of Sikorsky S-76 aircraft to service Saturday, following completion of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority's (NCAA) operational audit and the company's return-to-service safety activities.

Bristow has concluded a number of return-to-service safety activities with flight crews, engineers and other service employees, clients and key stakeholders, as an additional precautionary measure prior to resuming the S-76 fleet to operation. These activities include maintenance assessment reviews, risk assessment and pre-flight safety briefings with passengers to give them the opportunity to talk to the crew and ask questions.
The Accident Investigation Board is still investigating a cause behind the Feb. 3 crash.

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