A Quorum Aviation operated helicopter crashed in Lagos State’s Opebi district, Tropics Nigeria heard.
It was reported that around 12 noon the copter fell from the sky and crashed into a residential house on Salvation Road in the Opebi area.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency’s Public Relations Officer Nosa Okunbor confirmed the incident in a conversation with our correspondent over the phone.
“Yeah, it did. The helicopter had crashed about 12 pm in Opebi. LASTMAN operatives are currently on our way to the site of the accident. I’m going to send you more updates,’ he said.
VIDEO: Moment helicopter crashed in Lagos pic.twitter.com/CHUeFytlnN
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Helicopter 🚁 crashe along opebi road in Lagos pic.twitter.com/vPFpPIcwGt
— Henry King (@henry_wiziyke) August 28, 2020
“@NewsBytesNow: FLASH: Helicopter crashes at Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja Lagos, at about 11.37pm local time.
Report of two fatalities , and a survivor.
— GIDITRAFFIC (@Gidi_Traffic) August 28, 2020