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Bristow Expresses Sincere Appreciation for Support

February 04, 2016

NIGERIA, (February 4, 2016) – Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited extends its heartfelt appreciation to everyone involved in the response to the controlled water landing of 5N-BQJ near Lagos.

“Bristow would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped us in responding to the controlled water landing of one of our helicopters near Lagos,” said Duncan Moore, Bristow Regional Director for Africa. “We would like to recognize the tremendous efforts of our Nigeria team in response to this event.

“We would like to thank Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Caverton Helicopters Limited, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, West African Ventures, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), The Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau, The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria and The Nigerian Airspace Management Authority, for their immediate support in retrieving the passengers and crew from the inflatable life raft deployed by the helicopter.

“We also thank Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for coordinating the recovery activities and the Lagos State authorities for their response.”

Bristow continues to work in full cooperation with the authorities conducting the investigation.

About Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited
Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited provides aviation services to the offshore energy industry, serving major integrated offshore energy companies in Africa’s oil and gas industry. With headquarters located in Lagos, Nigeria, Bristow Group’s Africa region comprises operations in Nigeria and affiliate Petroleum Air Services (PAS) in Egypt.

Media inquiries contact:
Tunji Olugbodi
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Julie King
External Communications
Bristow Group
Phone: 832-551-9814
E-mail: julie.king@bristowgroup.com