The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has begun a probe into the circumstances that led to the landing of a helicopter on the Lagos – Benin Expressway around Ore, Ondo State.
Naija News gathered that the aircraft belongs to Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited.
In a statement on Wednesday, the spokesperson of NCAA, disclosed that the pilot of the helicopter was asked to land between Benin and Ore in an unscheduled diversion to pick up someone.
The statement reads: “The NCAA is fully aware of the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the highway.
“Initial reports indicate that the helicopter is owned by Tropical Arctic Logistics Ltd. With registration number 5N – BVQ and aircraft type AW139.”
“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.”