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Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe, his wife and son killed in helicopter crash in remote area of San Bernardino County

No survivors have been located as of Saturday morning, the authorities said.



There are fears regarding the death of Herbert Wigwe, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc.

Wigwe is reportedly among the casualties of a helicopter crash near the Nevada border in California, United States.

Additionally, there are reports indicating that his wife and son were also passengers aboard the tragic helicopter.

Original Report:

On Friday night, a helicopter with six passengers on board crashed in eastern San Bernardino County.

The FAA verified that the Eurocopter EC130 went down approximately at 10 p.m. to the east of the 15 Freeway and Halloran Springs Road near Nipton community, close to the California-Nevada border.

Initial reports suggest that the helicopter might have departed from Palm Springs and was last sighted near Barstow.

The destination it was heading towards remains unclear.

The fate of the six individuals aboard the helicopter is currently unknown.

Both the FAA and the NTSB are conducting investigations into the incident.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.