Two Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Lagos

A helicopter has crashed into a building on Salvation Road, in the Ikeja area of Lagos State leaving two people dead.

The crash which occurred around 12.17 pm, involved a pilot who was conveying two passengers to a destination in the state.

According to The Punch, the two dead persons are yet to be identified.

So far, the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital has reacted to the situation, by admitting one person.

It was also confirmed by the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, that two people died out of the three people the helicopter carried.

While making comments on the crash, Oke-Osanyintolu disclosed said, “The agency received distress calls concerning a privately operated helicopter that crashed into 16A Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja and immediately activated the emergency response plan.