The third victim in the helicopter that crashed into a building at Salvation Road, Opebi, Lagos State on August 28, has died.
It was earlier reported that a bell 206-3 helicopter with registration number 5N-BQW belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed into a wall between two buildings at 16 A Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja this afternoon. A statement from the company said all three occupants were crew members who flew in from Port Harcourt.
Two of the crew members died at the scene of the incident while the third one survived and was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital LASUTH. Sadly, he lost his life, bring the total number of casualties to three.
At the time of the crash, the third victim who was a crew member aboard the copter was critically injured and battled for his life. Emergency services in Lagos state were swift in responding to the incident.
He was rushed to the hospital but was later confirmed dead by officials. The total number of deaths from the crash is now three. Their families are yet to make any official statement