A helicopter has crashed into a building at Opebi in Lagos state killing two of the three people on board.
One survivor has been rushed to the Lagos State University Hospital with injuries.
The private helicopter crashed into the building at No, 16A Salvation Road at about 12:17pm on Friday, August 28, 2020.
Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, confirmed the incident saying the state has activated emergency responders to the scene.
He said: “the agency got a distress call 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 passengers; one is in the intensive care unit at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital while the bodies of the two killed on impact have been deposited in the mortuary. We are on top of challenges especially crowd control while operation is ongoing.”
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