Two Dead, One Injured As Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Lagos

 Two Dead, One Injured As Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Lagos

A helicopter crash has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday, August 28, 2020, according to a state official.

Sources say that the helicopter a Bird 206, which belongs to Quorum Aviation, came in from Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital with two crew members and a passenger.

According to Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, revealed that the injured victim has been taken to the hospital, while the dead bodies have been deposited at the mortuary.

Emergency services from the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, the traffic management agency, and other agencies have been mobilised to the scene

Tunji Oketunmbi, the spokesperson of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) had earlier confirmed the incident to newsmen.

The helicopter crashed at 16A Salvation, Opebi Road in  Ikeja, Lagos.

Details later…

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