The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed the crash of a Bristow Helicopter in Lagos.
It said there were 12 people on board the chopper at the time of the crash.
A statement signed by the NCAA’s spokesman, Mr. Fan Ndubuoke reads: “A Bristow Helicopter with registration number 5N – BDG – 760540 en route from one of the nation’s oil rigs has crashed at Oworonshoki, Lagos.
“The Helicopter scheduled to arrive Lagos at had 12 people on board, including the crew. However, the number of casualties is yet to be determined.
“At present, officials of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Police are at the site providing rescue operation for the victims.
“While this is ongoing, further details will be communicated as appropriate”
Thursday, 13 August 2015
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