Video speak: 1 August 2023 helicopter crash in Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria





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There was great fear and panick within Oba Akran, a stone throw from Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria, were thrown into fear and confusion inside the heavy rain on Tuesday, 1 August 2023 as a result of the heavy bang from the crashed helicopter.

The incident took place adjacent AP Filling Station, and United Bank For Africa {UBA}, along Oba Akran, Lagos Nigeria.

According to eyewitness, the incident happened at about 3.30pm.

Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said four persons, including the pilot had been rescued alive.

“The agency has activated its disaster response plan to the above incident.

“A helicopter containing 4 persons including the pilot crash landed in front of the United Bank of Africa branch on the road.

“All four casualties have been retrieved from the aircraft alive. They have been transferred to hospital for further care.

“The area has been cordoned off and is being blanketed to prevent a secondary incident. All Emergency Responders are on scene,” he said.

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