2 more Bodies found dead in Lagos helicopter Crash ___The two missing bodies from the ill-fated helicopter that crashed in the Lagos lagoon, on Wednesday, August 12, have been found. With the recovery of the two bodies on Thursday, August 13, the death toll of the Bristol helicopter crash rose to 6. Ten people, four dead and six rescued, were retrieved from the lagoon on Wednesday. The two recovered bodies of Thursday, August 13, implies that six people have now been confirmed dead from the crash. Police officers and rescuers stand next to the two dead bodies of passengers rescued from the helicopter which crashed into a lagoon. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi____As of the time of filing this report, the rescue team were putting the corpses into body bags. Local rescue team at the scene of the crash. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi Meanwhile, the management of Bristow Helicopters Limited, owners of the helicopter, released a statement on Thursday, August 13,  in which it promised to assist survivors and families of the deceased. The helicopter parts and some personal belongings have been recovered from the water: Emmanuel Osodi The statement signed by Duncan Moore, the company’s regional director for Africa, said that their thoughts were with those affected by the unfortunate accident. It further states that they regret the loss of lives in the air crash and were ready to assist the victims with the full resources at their disposal. The company said their highest priority was to take care of their crew and clients and their family members, as well as to provide them with any assistance needed. NEMA rescue officials at the site of the crash. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

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