The management of Quorum Aviation Limited, the operator of the crashed helicopter, yesterday, refuted claims that the crashed aircraft had no clearance or an insurance cover to operate.
The company said that it was ideal for the public to await the outcome of an investigation by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB).
According to the Manager, Mr. Lukman Lawal, in a statement, the company was compelled to make few clarifications regarding the unfortunate helicopter accident.
He said: “For the avoidance of doubt, Quorum Aviation Limited is a responsible corporate entity that adheres to and complies with all the rules and regulations pertaining to the aviation industry as laid out in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (NCAR).
“The company has all the requisite certificates and approvals obtained through a very rigorous process, including inter alia an Air Operator Certificate (AOC), Certificate of Airworthiness (COA), and Insurance. All our certificates and approvals are current and valid as issued by the authorities following due process.
“During this difficult time, we crave the indulgence of the media to refrain from conjecture and speculation, and to choose instead to await the outcome of the AIB investigation into the cause of the mishap.”Follow us on social media