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Lagos Authorities Confirms Death Of Third Victim From Ikeja Helicopter Crash

The third victim of Thursday’s helicopter crash in Lagos had been reported dead, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) confirmed on Friday August 28. The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) had earlier confirmed that two persons died in the accident. Dr Femi Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief, had also noted that the third victim had been rushed to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital for…

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Two Reported Dead As Helicopter Crashes Into Building In Ikeja, Lagos

A tragic helicopter accident has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday August 28, according to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). According to statement released by the agency, the helicopter is a Bell 206, with registration number 5N BQW which belongs to Quorum Aviation Ltd. It…

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Nigeria’s First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Tolulope Arotile, Dies At 23

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has regretfully announced the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.‬ Her death came barely a year after she was winged as a combat helicopter pilot in…

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Buhari Inducts Three Combat Helicopters To Address Insurgency

President Muhammad Buhari has inducted three attack helicopters, two Augusta 109Ps and one Mi-171E to enhance the war against the Boko Haram insurgency. According to Ripples Nigeria, the President during the introduction on Thursday in Abuja, also vowed that the Federal Government would do everything to tackle insecurity. President Buhari further promised that the government…

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Helicopter Picks Up Nigerian Billionaire On Benin-Ore Expressway Traffic: A Pro or Con?

A video was on Sunday, captured on the Benin-Ore expressway showing the landing of a helicopter to pick a stranded billionaire. The unnamed billionaire was said to have called an helicopter to pick him up from the traffic snare and to everyone’s consternation, the helicopter landed  right on the expressway and picked him up. The…

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