Video: Two die as Helicopter crashes into Lagos building

 

Two people have been confirmed dead following a helicopter crash in Opebi area of Lagos State

The incident occurred at about 12:17pm, at Salvation Road, Opebi, Lagos.

The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said two people died, adding that one person had been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.

Helicopter crash in Salvation road Opebi, Ikeja Lagos

 

Oke-Osanyintolu said, “The agency received distress calls concerning a privately operated helicopter that crashed into 16A Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja and immediately activated the emergency response plan.

“The helicopter was carrying three people, one is in the intensive care unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, while the other two were killed on impact and their bodies have been deposited in a mortuary. We are on top of challenges, especially crowd control. The operation is ongoing and updates will follow.”

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