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They waited for police report until he died”- lady mourns pilot of Lagos helicopter crash

An helicopter belonging to Quorom Aviation, crashed into a private building at 16A Salvation road, Opebi in Lagos, at about 12pm on Friday. There were three crew members in the helicopter that flew into Lagos from Port Harcourt.

A friend of Captain Chika Ernest, who was the third victim to die in ill-fated helicopter crashed in Lagos on Friday August 28 has revealed what happened when the pilot was rushed to the hospital.

While two of the crew members died at the scene, one of them who happens to be the pilot, Chika Ernest, was rushed to the hospital.

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According to his friend, Gloria Ugolee who is a sister to media personality, Emmanuel Ugolee, said the pilot died at the hospital after he was allegedly denied treatment because the hospital was waiting for a police report.

She also revealed that late Chika emptied his fuel tank before crashing into the wall so as to avoid an explosion.

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