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Two die in an helicopter crash in Lagos

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By Olubiyi Obasa


At least two people were reportedly killed after a helicopter crashed into a residential building in Ikeja, Lagos.

The incident, which took place at Salvation road, Opebi, occurred at some minutes after 12 noon on Friday.

Salient Times reports that Tunji Oketunbi, spokesman of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), said personnel of the bureau have been drafted to the scene of the incident.

Officials of the Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and fire fighters are also at the scene.

Okunbor Nosa, public relations officer of LASEMA, said one person who sustained injury has been taken to General Hospital, Ikeja, for treatment.

Quorun Aviation Limited, an air transportation and logistics company, is said to be the owner of the ill-fated aircraft.