Helicopter Crash: Sanwo-Olu commiserates with victims’ families
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with families, friends and associates of the victims of the unfortunate helicopter crash in Opebi, Lagos.
Two dead as helicopter crashes into building in Ikeja
A helicopter which lost control has crashed into a building at No 16 Salvation Road, Opebi in Ikeja area of Lagos. The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) and Lagos Rapid Response Squad confirmed that two people were dead and one rescued at the scene of the accident. On August 12, 2015, a helicopter operated by…
Osinbajo marks one year of surviving helicopter crash
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday marked one year of his survival in last year’s helicopter crash with a thanksgiving service at the Aso Villa Chapel, Abuja.
NAF confirms helicopter crash in Enugu, no casualty
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu. A statement on Friday in NAF’s Twitter handle said that the incident occurred after a routine flight and...
Three bodies found after South Korean helicopter crash near disputed islets
South Korean rescuers located three bodies believed to be among seven who went missing after their chopper crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from islets disputed with Japan, officials said Saturday. The helicopter had just picked an injured fisherman up from Dokdo, which is known as Takeshima in Japan when it went down on Thursday night.
At least five officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash
A helicopter crashed Sunday in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board, state media reported. Witnesses said the helicopter caught fire after hitting a communications tower as it tried to land in a field in the state of Al-Qadarif. "Flames and thick dark smoke rose from the aircraft," one of…
Report indicts pilots in Plateau’s 2012 police helicopter crash
• Bureau regrets delay of 22 other findings Pilots of the ill-fated Nigeria Police Force (NPF) helicopter that crashed in 2012 have been indicted of gross violation of civil aviation rules. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), in one of the three final reports released yesterday in Lagos, noted that whereas the main pilot had expired…