Metro [LIST] 4 Facts About Bristow Helicopter Which 'Crashed' in Lagos Today



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A Bristow helicopter on Wednesday reportedly disappeared from radar after it took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja. It was suspected to have crashed landed into the lagoon.

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Here are four facts about the crash:

  • The crashed S76 helicopter 5N-BQJ was involved in a water landing near Lagos at about 10.25 a.m. local time on return from an offshore platform.
  • It departed Exxonmobil operated ERHA Platform to Lagos and was ditched into the ocean at 95 nautical miles
  • It was the "sister chopper" that located the one that crashed into the lagoon last August
  • All 11 passengers, a cabin crew member and the pilot of the Bristow chopper survived and have been rescued

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