June 13, 2024

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BREAKING: Helicopter crashes at Opebi, Lagos

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Two yet- to – be- identified persons lost their lives on
Friday when a helicopter crashed into a building on
Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State .

Our correspondent learnt that the pilot was conveying
two passengers to a destination in the state when the
tragedy struck around 12 . 17 pm .
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 .
Oke – Osanyintolu said , “ The agency received distress
calls concerning a privately operated helicopter that
crashed into 16 A Salvation Road , Opebi , Ikeja and
immediately activated the emergency response plan .
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“ 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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