The third crew member in the helicopter that crashed into a building at Opebi, Lagos State, has died, Punch Nigeria reports.
A Bell 206 helicopter belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed at 16A Salvation Opebi road in Lagos state
The spokesperson for the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Mr Tunji Oketunmbi, confirmed this development moments back.
“I am already telling you that. I confirm to you that the third person has died.”
With this new development, all three crew members in the helicopter are dead.
The management of Quorum company, had earlier today revealed the identity of those onboard the helicopter that crashed in Lagos earlier today.
Earlier, the Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, had retrieved the black box.
He added that the Bureau had also transported the wreck of the aircraft to their office for further investigations.
“The Accident Investigation Bureau has retrieved the black box and transported the wreck of the aircraft to their office for further investigations.
‘The affected buildings will be subjected to integrity testing while the entire area will be fumigated.
“Members of the public are advised to remain calm and be assured of Mr Governor’s commitment to the safety of life and property within Lagos State. Updates will follow on from the result of the investigation.”