The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Tuesday said it was fully aware of the viral video of a helicopter that landed on the Benin–Ore expressway.
It said initial reports indicate that the helicopter with registration number 5N – BVQ and aircraft type AW139 is owned by Tropical Arctic Logistics Limited.
“The Pilot was compelled to land between Benin and Ore in an unscheduled diversion to pick up someone,” NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement on Tuesday.
He said the NCAA has commenced full-scale investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the unscheduled diversion.
“As soon as the investigation is concluded, the outcome will be made public,” he added.