12-Aug-15 5N-BGD Sikorsky S76C Oworonshoki, Nigeria (6F)

Crashed into Lagos Lagoon, on approach to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at Lagos.Names were released by the AIB and published by Vanguard:-

  • 6 recovered,named as Joshua Emekeme, Dolu Ebiejuara, Onoriode Onojete, Solomon Udeh, Iniala Opaimi, Chukwudi Onah
  • 6 fatalities, named as pilot Peter Bello co-pilot Jay Wyatt, Chukwuma Erise, Chidi Ukwunta, Ita Ekpeyong, and Chis Abua
Date
August 12, 2015
Reg
5N-BGD
Make
Sikorsky
Model
S76
MSN
760540
Location
Lagos Lagoon, close to Oworonshoki
Country
Nigeria
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
6
Link 1
http://bristowgroup.com/bristow-news/latest-news/2015/bristow-helicopter-involved-accident/
Link 2
http://www.punchng.com/news/helicopter-crashes-into-lagos-lagoon/

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