Accident to a Sikorsky S76 registered 5N-BQJ and operated by Bristow Helicopters Ltd occured on 02/03/16 in Nigeria [investigation led by AIB / Nigeria]

Preliminary data received from the notification of the Nigerian authorities :

Aircarft carried out controlled ditching in the Atlantic Ocean 78 NM to Lagos en route to Murtala Muhammed airport (Lagos), due to reported instrument and flight control problems.