Pandemonium broke out at Oba Akran Ikeja area of Lagos State, as yet to be identified helicopter crashed into a building, and burst into flames.
It was gathered that the incident occurred at 3:30 pm adjacent to AP Filling Station, and United Bank For Africa, Oba Akran.
The aircraft burst into flames near Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), its destination.
It was not clear as at press time if the pilots of the chopper survived. It was not also clear if there are other causalities, as rescue operation by first emergency responders is on-going.
Men of the Lagos Fire and Rescue Service are being awaited for further emergency operation to salvage the situation.