Directorate of Engineering

  • Reports to the Director-General/CEO trough the DOE;
  • Receives, determines and classifies occurrence reports, including
    notifications of aviation occurrences;
  •  Independently conduct ‘no-blame’ investigations of accidents and
    incidents according to the laws, regulations and international best
  •  Determination of the cause and\or contributory factors;
  •  Prevent future accidents by identification of safety deficiencies and
    issuance of safety recommendations where appropriate;
  •  Fulfill Nigeria’s Obligations under the Convention on International Civil
    Aviation (Annex 13 Standards and Recommendation Practices);
  •  Compilation, completions, and publication of final reports of accidents
    and incidents;
  •  Encourage safety action in response to safety factors by acknowledging
    safety action taken by operators\manufacturers by issuing safety
  •  Raise awareness of safety issues by reporting publicly on investigation
    and conducting educational programs
  •  Gain public trust that accidents are thoroughly and independently
    investigated leading to preventive measures;
  •  Monitor investigations by others of significant incidents (judicial,
    NCAA, Airlines, etc);
  •  Update relevant legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures;
  •  Cooperate with the Authority to maintain a database of the voluntary
    non-punitive incident reporting system;
  •  Coordinate with other local authorities, military, police, airport
    authority, ATC service provider, search and rescue, judiciary, airline,
    maintenance facilities, hospitals, etc);
  •  Liaise and collaborate with ICAO, other states and aviation industry on
    aircraft accidents and incidents investigation matters;
  •  Conduct research and safety studies on air safety data for accident
    prevention purposes and to maintain relevant statistics;
  •  Carrying out such other duties as may be assigned by the DirectorGeneral/CEO