HELICOPTER CRASH - UPDATE… NEMA Recovers Four Bodies From Lagos Lagoon Crash Scene, Two Still Missing [PHOTOS & VIDEOS]

Wrapped bodies of some of the victims of Bristow Helicopter that crashed into the lagoon end of 3rd Mainland Bridge earlier today.
Four bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of the helicopter that crashed into the Lagos Lagoon on Wednesday afternoon. Six persons were rescued alive from the crash, which occurred around 3.30pm around the Alonge area of Oworonshoki in the Kosofe Local Government Area of Lagos, and rushed to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

Search & Rescue: Rescue efforts going on at the scene
Two other persons are said to be missing among the 12 occupants of the ill-fated helicopter. The helicopter was said to be on its way from Ikeja, Lagos, before it suddenly crashed into the swamp behind the Oworonshoki Police Station.

Search & Rescue: Rescue efforts going on at the scene
Policemen from the station and residents of the area told PUNCH that a loud noise was heard from the helicopter as it flew over the area before it crashed into the lagoon.

The National Emergency Management Agency, the Police, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and firefighters are involved in rescue operation.


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