The aircraft on test flight from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ( MMIA) was operated by Air First Hospital and tour and went down beside UBA Bank at Oba Akran
The passengers on board survived the crash and have been taken to hospital for further treatment.
PS LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu in an update said, “The agency has activated its disaster response plan to the above incident which occurred around 1600hrs.
“A ‘helicopter’ containing ‘4’ persons including the pilot crash landed in front of the United Bank of Africa branch on the road.
“All four casualties have been retrieved from the aircraft alive. They have been transferred to hospital for further care.
“The area has been cordoned off and is being blanketed to prevent a secondary incident. All Emergency Responders are on scene.
Updates to follow ”
However, this statement proved to be misleading as the number of passengers on board from the passenger manifest was two.