Safe for the demand of police report that delayed treatment, the third victim and pilot of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed yesterday,Chika Ernest may have survived the incident .
This was according to the revelation of
Gloria Ugolee, sister of media personality, Emmanuel Ugolee, who took to her social media page to mourn Ernest whom she called her friend.
There were three crew members in the helicopter belonging to Quorom aviation, that flew into Lagos from Rivers state. While two of the crew members died at the scene, Ernest, was found alive and rushed to the hospital.
Gloria revealed that the pilot died as the hospital waited 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.
She wrote: ‘Captain Chika Ernest,pilot of the plane crash in opebi Lagos this afternoon. He emptied the fuel tank to avoid explosion on impact,he crashed on a fence avoiding the roofs and house. Always looking out for others. My brother and friend since primary school, said he was in pH just this week, and now he is gone. Taken to the hospital but after taking all the videos for social media, they waited for police report untill he died. I miss you is an understatement. John11:23-25 my only consolation.”