Pilots Were Arguing Before Agagu's Plane Crashed - Blackbox

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There appeared to be an argument between the Captain and the First Officer of the Associated Airline aircraft which crashed on 3 October in Lagos Nigeria and killed 15 people, the aircraft’s black box has revealed.

The readout of the black box ,also known as Cockpit Voice Recorder, CVR, conducted by Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, in its Abuja’s laboratory revealed that the computer onboard the plane sent a warning message to the Captain, Yakubu Abdulrahman, shortly before take-off but he ignored it.

The First Officer then suggested to the pilot to abort take-off but Yakubu Abdulrahman proceeded and took off.


“The First Officer asked if the take-off should be aborted approximately 12 seconds after the ‘eight knots’ callout,” said Captain Mukhtar Usman, Commissioner Accident Investigation Bureau,AIB.

AIB said the pilot and the co-pilot discussed some concerns about the aircraft prior to departure.

“The crew discussed some concerns about the aircraft prior to departure but at this time we are not prepared to elaborate on those concerns as there remains a lot of work to do to complete on the CVR analysis in order to determine the specific nature of the crew’s concerns,” said AIB Commissioner, Muktar Usman.
Usman said approximately four seconds after engine power was advanced to commence the take-off roll, the crew received an automated warning from the onboard computer voice which consisted of three chimes followed by “take-off flaps…take-off flaps.
“This is a configuration warning that suggests that the flaps were not in correct position for take-off. And there is some evidence that the crew may have chosen not to use the flap for take-off,” Usman said.

“This warning continued throughout the take-off roll,” Usman added.

“Approximately three seconds after ‘power is set’ call, the First Officer noted that the aircraft was moving slowly.

“At this time we can state that the Right engine appeared to be producing considerably less thrust than the left engine. The left engine appeared to be working normally,” Usman said.
—Simon Ateba/Abuja
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Published at: 05:42 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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merion at 06:37 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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hmmmmmm
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paulohking at 06:51 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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so what is gonna happen? Roll Eyes
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softkid at 06:54 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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stupid pilot RIP
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zoe61 at 07:02 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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how can the pilot gamble with ppl's life
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angesco at 07:09 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Typival.

It happens everywhere. People not able to work together as a team! Even in the cockpit!

Lets hope one day the whole nation will not suffer the same fate and crash land into rhe abyss.

With the way things are going in the country, every Nigerian should have a
life jacket at the ready because we will all need to jump or swim to safety one day - courtesy of the government!!!
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ThoRam at 07:14 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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 Undecided Undecided Undecided Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed    
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spicymariam at 07:17 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Sebi na wetin dem say mk dem talk be dat, aw are we suppose 2 know say na true? We no dey dia lab nah.
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sonjohn994 at 07:24 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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 Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry
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stephen153 at 07:36 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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too bad
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gbojac at 07:42 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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What kind of man put all his faith in man made machine,,,,warning mean warning, isn't it,,,, person don die for nothing
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BlueIxora at 07:56 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Sad
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nobleladyG at 08:25 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Medicine after death

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blackijawboi at 09:06 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Oversabi pilot, fool
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osamabinladin at 09:24 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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 Sad
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Noble12 at 09:49 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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hmm
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Senegal at 10:46 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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Imagine
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dickman2 at 11:46 PM, 11/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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even the name self dey fear me..yakubu..
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Asterimou at 12:07 AM, 12/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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all those things the officer was telling the pilot, how can we be sure he heard them when the plane and engine are almost dead before take_off?
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K-TRUTH at 03:34 AM, 12/10/2013 (5 years ago)
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and don't be surprise they may be also drunk or smoke weed.  yeye dey smell Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad
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