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Access Bank CEO Wigwe, wife, son feared dead in helicopter crash

Access Bank CEO PLC, Roosevelt Herbert Wigwe, his wife, son, and three others have died in a  helicopter crash in California.

The plane crashed Friday night near Nipton, California, with six people on board, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

As of Saturday morning, no survivors had been found, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

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“We were made aware of a downed aircraft at approximately 10:12 p.m., on February 10, 2024. The scene of the crash was determined to be east of the 15-Freeway, near Halloran Springs Road,” the sheriff’s department said.

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The FAA identified the helicopter as a Eurocopter EC 130.


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