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Bristow Update on Controlled Water Landing

February 04, 2016

NIGERIA, (February 4, 2016) – Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited confirmed that following standard practice, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised Bristow to temporarily stop operation of the Sikorsky S-76C family of aircraft in Nigeria. We are continuing to cooperate fully with the NCAA and the Nigerian Accident Investigation Bureau (NAIB) in its investigation concerning the Bristow helicopter that was involved in the controlled water landing near Lagos on Feb. 3, 2016.

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
Verdant Zeal
Phone: 234-802-290-6999
E-mail: tolugbodi@verdantzeal.com

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