Access Holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe, Five Others Die In Helicopter Crash In California
A chopper transporting Herbert Wigwe, the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings has crashed and killed him as well as about five others in California, United States of America.
Sources told TheWill News that the chopper was headed to Las Vegas when it crashed near a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night.
Daily Mail also reports that six people were feared dead after the horrific helicopter crash in California marking the state’s second fatal accident in under a week.
Officials said the helicopter crashed near Nipton on the edge of the Mojave Desert late on Friday evening
The helicopter, a Eurocopter EC 130, had been carrying six people onboard at the time of the incident
It comes just days after a Navy chopper carrying five troops crashed during a routine training flight in Pine Valley, California
The helicopter carrying six people crashed in San Bernardino County overnight, with authorities saying they have been unable to locate any survivors.
The bank executive, his wife and their son were said to be onboard the ill-fated chopper. The group chairman of the Nigerian Export Group, Abimbola Ogunbanjo, is also said to have been on the Chopper.
He was 57 years old. May his soul rest in peace. Amen
According to NBC, the helicopter is registered to a Burbank-based tour company called Orbic Air