The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the operations of Associated Airlines, following the ill-fated crash that occurred on Thursday October 3rd, which killed 13 passengers.
NCAA announced the suspension on Saturday October 5th via it’s Director-General, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu. He said;
“Associated Airlines operations have been suspended by the NCAA. Let me say for the purpose of clarity, I said their operations, I mean all their operations of Associated Airline have been suspended by the NCAA. I did not say any certification was cancelled but all operations.”
Capt Akinkuotu explained that the suspension of the airline is to pave the way for ongoing probe into the cause of the crash.