28-Aug-20 5N-BQW Bell 206B Opebi, Nigeria (3F)

Helicopter crashed into the yard in a built-up area, killing two of three occupants on impact.  Third is reported to have later died in hospital.

Images show mast and main rotor blades largely intact, suggesting it descended upright and vertically.  Location is about 3km east of Lagos Airport.

Date:
28 August, 2020
Reg:
5N-BQW
Make:
Bell
Model:
B206
MSN:
3216
Location:
16A Salvation Road, Opebi Area of Ikeja, Lagos
Country:
Nigeria
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
3
Operator:
Quorum-Aviation
Link:
https://aib.gov.ng/press-release-on-helicopter-bell-206-b3-marks-5n-bqw-operated-by-quorum-aviation/
Link:
https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2020/09/02/crashed-helicopter-has-valid-certificate-of-airworthiness-says-aib/
Link:
https://bizafricadaily.com/2020/08/29/investigation-lagos-crashed-helicopter-was-declared-non-airworthy-three-years-ago/

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