|Wrapped bodies of some of the victims of Bristow Helicopter that crashed into the lagoon end of 3rd Mainland Bridge earlier today.|
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.
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.
#BristolHelicopter #LagosLagoon The chopper, which crashed into the Oworonsoki end of the lagoon pic.twitter.com/U1jkGxJ1rL— Ben Ehimen Iyoha (@BenIyoha01) August 12, 2015
#BristowHelicopter #LagosLagoon four wounded passengers were moved to Gbagada General Hospital. pic.twitter.com/Zjw3WSLUKZ— Ben Ehimen Iyoha (@BenIyoha01) August 12, 2015
#BristowHelicopter #LagosLagoon National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, policemen joins rescue operations. pic.twitter.com/hBenpUGfT3— Ben Ehimen Iyoha (@BenIyoha01) August 12, 2015