The operators of the helicopter that crashed in Lagos on Friday, Quorum Aviation Limited, has said the two persons who died and one injured in the crash were members of the crew of the ill-fated chopper.
This was contained in a statement by the company on Friday, Quorum Aviation.
The statement said the survivor is being treated at a hospital.
It said: “Preliminary reports indicate that of the three souls on board – all crew, two of the crew members lost their lives whilst the third one is currently receiving treatment at a hospital.
“We have been made to understand that nobody in the building, nor in the vicinity was injured for which we are grateful.”
The company said as soon as it was informed about the incident, “we promptly informed the aviation authorities, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
“The AIB has taken over the investigation and, the company, is, therefore, calling on the public to await its outcome.
“We hereby express our heartfelt condolences to the families of the crew who lost their loved ones in this tragic accident.”
The helicopter, which crashed into a building in the Opebi area of Lagos State, left from Port Harcourt, Rivers State and was two minutes away from the Murtala Muhammed Airport, where it was due to land.