The Nigerian Civil Aviation (NCAA) has confirmed the crashing of a BRISTOW Helicopter with registration number 5N – BDG – 760540 in Lagos.
The Helicopter was coming from one of the nation’s Oil Rigs before crashing at Oworonshoki area of the state this evening.
The Helicopter scheduled to arrive Lagos 15.35 pm had 12 (twelve) persons 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.BRISTOW HELICOPTER IN AIR MISHAP
While this is ongoing, further details will be communicated as appropriate.