Nigerian Bank CEO Among Victims of Helicopter Crash in California

CALIFORNIA – A fatal accident near the California-Nevada border has shocked the international community. The tragic incident occurred on Friday night when a tourist helicopter, a Eurocopter EC-130, crashed near the city of Nipton at 10 PM.

Among the victims was Herbert Wigwe, the prominent CEO of Nigeria’s Access Bank Group, along with his family. Additionally, Abimbola Ogunbanjo, former president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Group, also tragically passed away.

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the causes of this tragic incident.

This unfortunate helicopter crash in California comes at a time when the recent disappearance of a helicopter transporting five Marines has also been reported, raising concerns in the aviation community.

The loss of human lives in this incident is sad news that deeply impacts the international community. Our thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the victims during this difficult time.

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