Everything We Know About The Helicopter Crash In Opebi

August 28, 2020

An helicopter has crashed into a residential building on 16A, Salvation Road in Opebi today, the twenty-eight of August, 2020. The helicopter which came in from Port Harcourt was reported as belonging to Quorum Aviation. A Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW, and it carried two crew members and a passenger.

Here is a tweet from Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu:

The crash happened around 12pm. The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed that LASEMA operatives have been deployed to the scene.

According to the General Manager of LASEMA, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the team was “able to rescue one person alive and he has been transferred to the Lagos state teaching hospital where he is receiving adequate treatment, but it is pertinent to note that we recovered two bodies and they have been deposited at the mortuary. Based on the investigation carried out, it was due to the impact that led to their mortalities.”

He stressed that stressed that “people on the ground were not affected by the crash.”

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