Two Deaths Reported As A Helicopter Crash Into Residential Building In Lagos

Two deaths reported as a helicopter crash into residential building in Lagos (Photos)

Two people were confirmed to have lost their lives following the accident in which a helicopter crashed into a residential building in Lagos State.

Top Gist Portal reported earlier that the accident occurred at approximately 12 noon on Friday afternoon in the Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos State.

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The apartment is located at No. 16 Salvation Bus Stop, Opebi – Lagos

It was collected that the helicopter had four passengers on board. It is understood that the helicopter belongs to Quorum Aviation.

Giving further updates on the accident, Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) told the ICIR that two people, including the pilot, might have died in the accident while another person was rescued alive.

As at the time of filing this report, safety and security officials are still at the scene of the crash carrying out rescue operation.

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