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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240570
Last updated: 29 September 2020
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Date:28-AUG-2020
Time:c. 12:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
Owner/operator:Quorum Aviation
Registration: 5N-BQW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Opebi, Lagos -   Nigeria
Phase:
Nature:
Departure airport:Port Harcourt Airport (PHC/DNPO)
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
Investigating agency: AIB Nigeria
Narrative:
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III crashed into a house under unknown circumstances in Opebi, Lagos, Nigeria. The helicopter was destroyed and all three people onboard were fatally injured.

Sources:

https://punchng.com/aib-confirms-copter-crash-at-opebi-begins-probe
https://mynewsbite.wordpress.com/2020/08/28/breaking-two-killed-as-helicopter-crashes-into-building-in-lagos/
https://nairametrics.com/2020/08/28/breaking-helicopter-crashes-into-building-in-lagos/
https://nigerianflightdeck.com/helicopter-crashes-into-building-in-lagos-two-feared/
https://aib.gov.ng/press-release-on-helicopter-bell-206-b3-marks-5n-bqw-operated-by-quorum-aviation/

http://quorumaviation.com/about-us


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Aug-2020 14:07 gerard57 Added
28-Aug-2020 14:16 Captain Adam Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Aug-2020 14:54 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Aug-2020 15:10 harro Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
28-Aug-2020 15:11 harro Updated [Departure airport]
28-Aug-2020 16:35 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Aug-2020 18:24 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Nature, Source]
28-Aug-2020 23:34 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
29-Aug-2020 09:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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