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09-Jan-18 N’gokro, Ivory Coast

French military helicopter crashed at N’gokro in the Alépé region, about 60km from Abidjan.  3 POB not seriously injured

09-Jan-18

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

NHV start operating two H175s out of Ghana

Belgian based operator NHV have recently taken two Airbus H175 helicopters out to Western Africa, and will be operating them from Ghana.  They will be based at Takoradi under contract to Tullow Oil, which has had interests in two exploration licences offshore Ghana since 2006. NHV now has two H175s based at Aberdeen in the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-May-16

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Ivory Coast – IAS becomes first Airbus maintenance centre in Western and Central Africa

Ivory Coast – IAS becomes first Airbus maintenance centre in Western and Central Africa

Firmly committed to the development of services situated in proximity to its operators, Airbus Helicopters today announced that it has certified the Abidjan maintenance center operated by International Aircraft Services (IAS), the largest civil helicopter operator in Western and Central Africa. Equipped with all the necessary operational resources, the center will service the AS365 and… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 07-May-14

Ukraine moving UN detachment from Liberia to Ivory Coast

Ukraine moving UN detachment from Liberia to Ivory Coast

Ten servicemen of the 56th Detached Helicopter Unit of the United Nations Mission in Liberia left for Côte d’Ivoire. The main aim of this operation is to prepare the base camp and the airfield for the Detached Aviation Group of the 56th DHU, including three Mi-24 and 38 servicemen who will participate in the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire and trans-boundary operations. “This movement is organized in three phases,” tells Col. Petro Plis…. Read more »

Source: Ukraine Ministry of Defence, 09-Jul-13

UN condemns attack on peacekeeper helicopter

UN condemns attack on peacekeeper helicopter

A helicopter belonging to the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), was shot at on Monday afternoon while on a reconnaissance flight above Duekoué. Elements of the Forces Républicaines de Côte d’Ivoire (FRCI) fired at the helicopter, but failed to hit it. UNOCI strongly condemns this attack against its peacekeepers, which could be considered… Read more »

Source: UNOCI, 31-Mar-11

UN apologizes to Belarus for reporting it broke Côte d’Ivoire arms embargo

UN apologizes to Belarus for reporting it broke Côte d’Ivoire arms embargo

The United Nations publicly apologized to Belarus today for an inaccurate report from its mission in Côte d’Ivoire that Belarus had supplied attack helicopters to former President Laurent Gbagbo in violation of an arms embargo on the strife-torn West African country. “This [is a] troubling event and a mistaken report,” Under-Secretary-General Alain Le Roy, head… Read more »

Source: United Nations, 03-Mar-11

Belarus dismisses reports of helicopter sales to Ivory Coast

Belarus dismisses reports of helicopter sales to Ivory Coast

“Accusations spread in the foreign media that Belarus violated a UN arms embargo on Ivory Coast are false and took us completely by surprise,” said Vladimir Lavrenyuk, spokesman for the State Military-Industrial Committee.

Source: http://en.rian.ru/world/20110228/162795087.html, 03-Mar-11

UN calls for arms embargo compliance as Côte d’Ivoire reportedly acquires attack helicopters

UN calls for arms embargo compliance as Côte d’Ivoire reportedly acquires attack helicopters

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for full compliance with the United Nations arms embargo placed on Côte d’Ivoire after reports that attack helicopters have been provided to forces loyal to former president Laurent Gbagbo. “The Secretary-General demands full compliance with the arms embargo and warns both the supplier of this military equipment and Mr. Gbagbo… Read more »

Source: United Nations, 01-Mar-11

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UN calls for more helicopters in Ivory Coast

UN calls for more helicopters in Ivory Coast

The UN Security Council held its its 6,469th meeting yesterday and decided inter alia to adopt Resolution 1967 which includes increased provision of helicopters in the Ivory Coast.  The pertinent paragraphs read as follows:- 3.  Decides to authorize the Secretary-General, further to resolution 1951 (2010) and paragraph 6 of resolution 1962 (2010), to extend by… Read more »

Source: UN, 20-Jan-11

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