Crash: AIB Finds Helicopter Blackbox, Reveals Where It Flew In From

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After an intense search that lasted for some hours, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has recovered the black box of the helicopter which  crashed into a residential building in the Ikeja area of Lagos state.

The AIB were able to recover the device around 3pm today, at the accident scene at Salvation road, Opebi.

The helicopter, a Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW belongs to Quorum Aviation, an air transportation and logistics company, which came in from Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital with two crew members and a passenger.

Members of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), are currently at the scene of the accident for rescue, moving the wreckage away.

Ibrahim Farinloye, acting coordinator, Lagos territorial office of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),  has noted that the accident occurred while the helicopter was returning from training in Port Harcourt.

Here are pictures from the scene of the accident.

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