4 Dead, As Helicopter Crashes Into Lagos Lagoon

An helicopter belonging to Bristow has crashed into a lagoon in Oworonshoki area of Lagos around 3.40 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Spokesman (South West), Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the incident said emergency responders who rushed to the scene of the accident recovered three bodies while three injured persons had been rushed to hospital different hospital in Lagos.

One of the injured later died in the hospital , it was learnt.

He said his agency has not received any distress alert from chopper on its mission control centre.

However, he said NEMA got a distress alert about a ship in Warri, Delta State.

“We have maritime distress alert only about a ship around Warri in Delta State. Rescue agencies are on their way to the scene,” he said.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s