Captain Chika Prudence Ernest
By Our Reporter
The pilot who flew the ill-fated Bell 206 helicopter that crashed yesterday in Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos has been identified. He was Chika Prudence Ernest, while the co-pilot is Clement Ndiok.
The third victim, a passenger died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital on Friday night.
The helicopter was flying from Port Harcourt to Lagos when it crashed into a house on Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja.
Sources informed National WAVES that Captain Chika emptied the fuel tank to ensure there’s no explosion, avoided roofs and crashed on a fence.