Helicopter Crash in Ikeja – CCTV Footage Emerges

A helicopter crash in Ikeja has captivated the entire country of Nigeria and Nigeriabombshell.com has our hands on CCTV footage.

CCTV footage of the helicopter crash in Ikeja shows the stunning moment of the helicopter crash in Lagos.

The helicopter crashed in the Oba Akran neighbourhood of Ikeja, Lagos.

Below is all we know about the crash.

Helicopter crash in Ikeja

A light single-engine aircraft crashed and burst into flames on a major road in Ikeja, Lagos State, on Wednesday afternoon.

The helicopter crash in Ikeja involved a J4 30 aircraft with piston engine, and was operated by Air First Hospital and tour and had only the pilot and a passenger onboard.

The incident occurred at about 1:41pm local time, adjacent AP Filling Station, and United Bank For Africa, Oba Akran.

Motorists and commuters scampered for safety as a result of the incident, which resulted in traffic gridlock at the scene and adjourning roads.

According to a source from air control tower, the helicopter crashed from 1500 feet after leaving the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA.

The source also disclosed that the aircraft was coming in for an emergency landing but hit a light pole after making the circuit.

It was also gathered that the aircraft had five hours fuel endurance.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, said that all four people on board the helicopter crash in Ikeja were rescued alive and taken to the hospital for treatment.

The agency also said that the area had been cordoned off and was being blanketed to prevent a secondary incident.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

Amidst the pandemonium of the Lagos helicopter crash, Air Peace has denied ownership of the aircraft.

In a statement, the management of Air Peace denied ownership of the crashed aircraft.

“Our attention has been drawn to a tweet misinforming the public that the helicopter that crashed around Oba Akran, Ikeja, today, was an Air Peace aircraft,” the statement said.

“This is totally untrue and misleading as we do not have helicopters and none of our aircraft was involved in any crash. Air Peace operates Boeing 777s, Embraer 195-E2s, ERJ-145s, Dornier 328, Airbus 320s and Boeing 737s- no helicopter in our fleet.

“It is emphatically important people get their facts right before publishing. Members of the public are urged to disregard the tweet as it clearly misrepresents the Air Peace brand.”

The statement added that Air Peace is “deeply concerned” about the crash and is “praying for the safety of all those involved.”

Continue for stunning CCTV footage of the helicopter crash in Ikeja.

CCTV footage of helicopter crash in Lagos

Nigeriabombshell.com has obtained CCTV footage of the helicopter crash in Lagos.

As already mentioned, the helicopter crash in Ikeja today has stunned social media and the entire country.

Nigeriabombshell.com can now provide CCTV footage of the helicopter crash in Ikeja which can be watched below…it shows the stunning moment helicopter crashes into building in Lagos.

According to reports, the Oba Akran chopper crash in Ikeja today caused significant damage to the aircraft and the surrounding area. The road was also closed for several hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash has also raised concerns about the safety of light aircraft in Nigeria. There have been several other crashes involving light aircraft in recent years, and some have called for stricter regulations for these types of aircraft.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

Ikeja is the capital city of Lagos State in southwestern Nigeria. Its population, as of the 2006 census, is 313,196. Prior to the emergence of military rule in the early 1980s, Ikeja was a well planned, clean and quiet residential and commercial town with shopping malls, pharmacies and government reservation areas. It lies 10.5 miles (17 km) northwest of Lagos city. 

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport is located in the city. Ikeja is also home to Femi Kuti’s Africa Shrine and Lagbaja’s Motherland, both venues for live music. 

Ikeja City Mall is the largest mall on the Lagos State mainland. Ikeja also has its own radio station, broadcasting both in English (Eko FM) and in Yoruba (Radio Lagos).

Oba Akran

Oba Akran, where a helicopter crashes into a building in Lagos, is a neighbourhood in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. It is a major business district in Ikeja. The avenue is approximately 2,140 metres long and connects Agege to Computer Village. Lined on the streets of Oba Akran are a few banks like Fidelity Bank, Keystone Bank, GT Bank.

The neighbourhood is home to a number of businesses and companies, including the Tower Aluminum Nigeria, Niger Rite, Mouka Foam, Michelin, Vitafoam Nigeria, Berger Paint, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, May and Baker, Dunlop, and a couple of Insurance companies. A lot of business oriented people, as well as the working class, can be seen here going about their day to day operations.

The roads are tarred, very accessible, well maintained and have good drainage systems. The neighbourhood is also well-lit at night.

There are a few restaurants in the neighbourhood, including Cegeolie Resto Pub, 01 Shawarma Ikeja, Sunrice Chinese Restaurant, Al Arez, and Iya Ebun Restaurant. There are also a few hotels in the area, including Choice Suites (Formerly Chantella Suites), De Lawrence Court, Ikeja Capital City Hotel, Ikeja Central Hotel, and BELFEM INTERNATIONAL SUITES.

Overall, Oba Akran is a vibrant and bustling neighbourhood with a lot to offer. It is a great place to live, work, or visit if you are looking for a central location with easy access to businesses, restaurants, and hotels.

Source: Nigeriabombshell.com

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