Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Bristol helicopter crash in Lagos-All 11 passengers rescued

Bristow helicopter has confirmed the helicopter coming from Port Harcourt to Lagos crashed into the Lagos lagoon, but with all the 11 occupants said to be safe.
Here is the statement below 



“Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited, confirmed today that one of its helicopters, was involved in a water landing near Lagos at about 10.25 a.m. local time on return from an offshore platform.
“The aircraft, a Sikorsky S-76C++, had departed on a routine crew transfer flight offshore with nine passengers and a crew of two.
“All persons onboard are accounted for and in the process of being transferred to a nearby installation. The company is in the process of collecting pertinent information and will release more details as soon as it is available.”
Last August, another helicopter owned by the company similarly crashed into the Lagos lagoon, killing six out of 12 passengers.
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