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AIB Recommends Review of Aero Safety Management System

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has recommended that Aero should review its Safety Management System (SMS) to ensure that all safety critical staff are aware of their responsibilities to alert the system whenever signs of stress, fatigue or disorderly behaviours are noticed in any operating flight crew members. This is just as the body stated that fatigue on the part of the captain contributed to the incident. AIB’s recommendation is contained in the final report of the Aero’s Boeing 737-500 series aircraft with registration number5N-BLE that had serious incident at runway 28 Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos, on August 21, 2010. Apart from that, AIB also recommended that Aero should re-emphasise adherence to safety and company operating procedures by flight crew members and for captains to take over control of the aircraft promptly whenever critical operational deviations are noticed during flight in adverse weather conditions. The above recommendation was based on the agency’s fi