Wednesday, February 3

Navy Rescues 11 Passengers from Bristow Helicopter Crash

Navy Rescues 11 Passengers from Bristow Helicopter Crash

Minutes after the ill-fated Bristow Helicopter crashed into the sea off Lagos waters,  personnel of the Nigerian Navy has successfully rescued all 11 occupants on board.

The occupants made up of two members of crew,  including a female co-pilot,  and nine passengers were rescued after a distress signal was intercepted by the Navy.

They all suffered minor dislocations but they have been rescued and are enroute to the nearest hospital for adequate treatment.

Meanwhile,  THISDAY can authoritatively report that the incident happened at the high sea,  somewhere near the Lagos bouy.

The coordinate and location of the crash is 05 44.3N and 004  16.9E. of Lagos waters.

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