Helicopter traveling from oil rig crashes in Lagos, Nigeria, killing 4, officials say

August 12, 2015 7:14 PM

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LAGOS, Nigeria – Aviation officials say a helicopter traveling from an oil rig has crashed into the lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, killing four people.

Spokesman Yakubu Dati of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria said the helicopter belongs to Bristow, a Houston, Texas-based firm that charters helicopters to oil and gas companies.

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