Blackbox of crashed Helicopter recovered – AIB

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The black box of the Bell 206 helicopter belonging to Quorum Aviation that crashed Friday morning has been found the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has announced in Lagos.

The helicopter had earlier in the day crashed into a building on Friday at Salvation Road, Opebi area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, killing two people, with one injured.
However,the lone survivor have since died on Friday evening.

The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed that the AIB had retrieved the black box added that the Bureau had also transported the wreck of the aircraft to their office for further investigations.

In his words: “The Accident Investigation Bureau has retrieved the black box and transported the wreck of the aircraft to their office for further investigations.

‘The affected buildings will be subjected to integrity testing while the entire area will be fumigated.

“Members of the public are advised to remain calm and be assured of Mr. Governor’s commitment to the safety of life and property within Lagos State. Updates will follow on from the result of the investigation.”he declared

Source-Patmos mediaonline

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