UPDATE: Two feared dead as helicopter crashes into building in Ikeja, Lagos state

No fewer than two persons have reportedly died and one person said to have been injured after a yet-to-be-identified helicopter crash-landed in Opebi, Ojota area of Lagos State.

As at the time of filing this report, details of the accident involving the chopper owned by Quorom Aviation were still sketchy but recovery ongoing .

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said that the injured person has been resuscitated and taken to a nearby General Hospital.

Also, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) said that the incident occurred around 12 noon at 16A Salvation Bus Stop in Opebi area of the state.

AIB Spokesperson, Tunji Oketunbi, said that personnel of the bureau have been drafted to the scene of the incident to ascertain its cause.

Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident on a telephone conversation.

“Yes, it just happened. The helicopter crashed in Opebi around 12pm. LASEMA operatives are on our way to the incident site. I’ll give you more updates,” he said.

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