BREAKING: Huge Loss As Access Holdings CEO, Herbert Wigwe, 5 Others Die In Helicopter Crash [PHOTO]—-A huge unconfirmed report from the United States indicates that the CEO of Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe may have died in a helicopter crash near the California-Nevada border.
According to reports, the helicopter crashed on Friday night close to a border city between Nevada and California, killing five other people on board when it was en route to Las Vegas.
Unverified sources stated that Wigwe’ and his ‘s wife, Chizoba was also invloved in the mishap.
As of Saturday morning, according to the New York Times, no survivors had been found, according to the officials.
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) disclosed that said a helicopter crashed Friday night near Nipton, California, with six people on board.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement that no survivor has been found as of Saturday morning.
The FAA identified the aircraft as a Eurocopter EC 130.
“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.
Meanwhile, no agency or investigation has reported the cause of the crash.
Wigwe was a Nigerian banker and entrepreneur.
He was recognised as the African Banker of the Year at the 2021 edition of the African Banker Awards.