Helicopter Crashes Into Lagos Lagoon

Helicopter-crash-326x150A helicopter has crashed into the Lagoon at the Oworosonki axis, Gbagada area of Lagos. The chopper is thought to be a private one. About three persons lost their lives in the crash that occurred on Wednesday. Yakubu Dati, spokesman of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), confirmed the report but said he does not have details, TheCable stated in its report.

. “It is true but we are still trying to piece the information together. The appropriate agencies are mobilising on site. So, we are waiting for information,” Dati was quoted to have said . The report also quoted Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the south-west, as saying the three dead persons have been recovered from the lagoon while other occupants of the chopper who sustained injuries have been taken to the hospital.

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