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
August 28, 2020
Reg
5N-BQW
Make
Bell
Model
B206
MSN
3216
Location
16A Salvation Road, Opebi Area of Ikeja, Lagos
Country
Nigeria
CivilMilitary
Civil
Fatal
3
Operator
Quorum-Aviation
Link 1
https://aib.gov.ng/press-release-on-helicopter-bell-206-b3-marks-5n-bqw-operated-by-quorum-aviation/
Link 2
https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2020/09/02/crashed-helicopter-has-valid-certificate-of-airworthiness-says-aib/
Link 3
https://bizafricadaily.com/2020/08/29/investigation-lagos-crashed-helicopter-was-declared-non-airworthy-three-years-ago/

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