Home » ASN News
Nigeria to ban aircraft without ELT
12 November 2008

The Nigerian Federal Government will by January 1, 2009 ban aircraft that operate without Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).
Similarly government has directed that no aircraft will be registered or granted certificate of airworthiness without installing the device.
The decision was made known in Abuja by authorities of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) at a meeting of stakeholders called by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to review the search and rescue operation during the accident of a Beechcraft 1900, which disappeared over Obudu in Cross River State, on March 15, 2008. (This Day)