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Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe, Wife, Son, Others Die In Helicopter Crash

Heartbreaking Helicopter Crash Kills Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe, and Five Others in California



In a staggering occurrence, a helicopter moving Herbert Wigwe, the CEO of Access Bank, crashed in California, US, bringing about the grievous passing of Wigwe and roughly five others. The chopper, identified as an Eurocopter EC 130, was on the way to Las Vegas when the deadly accident happened close to a border city between Nevada and California on Friday night.

Reports from TheWill News indicate that the helicopter crashed close to Nipton, situated on the edge of the Mojave Desert, denoting California's second deadly helicopter mishap in under seven days. Everyday Mail additionally announced that six individuals were feared dead in the awful accident.


The Eurocopter EC 130 had six individuals on board at the hour of the occurrence. This unfortunate occasion follows intently behind another helicopter crash only days earlier, where a Naval force chopper conveying five soldiers crashed during a normal preparation trip in Pine Valley, California.

The San Bernardino Province Sheriff's Area of expertise affirmed their consciousness of the brought down airplane close to Cook soon after 10 pm on Friday. Sadly, specialists have been not able to find any survivors, and no data about the people ready or their names has been affirmed.


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed that the Eurocopter EC 130 crashed close to Nipton, east of the 15 Road close to Halloran Springs, on the edge of the Mojave Desert Protect. NBC reports that the helicopter is enlisted to Orbic Air, a Burbank-based tour company.


This grievous occurrence has sent shockwaves through the local area, and investigations are in progress to decide the reason for the accident. The deficiency of Herbert Wigwe, a conspicuous figure in the business world, adds to the grave conditions encompassing this sad occasion.

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