Access Bank MD Herbert Wigwe, 5 others Engage In Helicopter Crash in California-Nevada Border


Reports reaching lagosbusinessnews indicate that a helicopter carrying Herbert Wigwe, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Access Holding, and five other people crashed around the California-Nevada Border.

No official confirmation has been made from the bank holding company.

However, sources with knowledge of the matter confirmed  that Herbert Wigwe was on board the helicopter but cannot confirm if he is dead or if there were survivors.

Also on board were his wife and son, this online platform also understands that business mogul, Abimbola Ogunbajo was also on board the flight.

However, the National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) is still investigating the crash as authorities are yet to access the crash site.

The crash is thought to have happened shortly after 10 pm (US California Time). The passengers were flying in a Eurocopter EC 130 helicopter which took off from Palmsprings and it is unclear where it was heading.

The NTSB also tweeted

“NTSB launching go team to investigate Friday’s crash of an Airbus Helicopters EC-130 near Halloran Springs, California. Team to arrive on scene today.”

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