The Group Chief Executive Officer, Access Holdings Plc, Herbert Wigwe, his wife and children have been reported dead in a helicopter crash in California, United States of America.
The New York Times reports that a total of six people were in the helicopter that crashed near the California-Nevada border.
The Eurocopter EC130 helicopter crashed around 10 p.m local time near Nipton, Calif, an unincorporated community approximately 60 miles south of Las Vegas in eastern San Bernardino County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
No survivors have been located, while reports have it that the wife and children of the bank executive were also traveling with him.
What exactly led to the crash of the Airbus Helicopters EC-130 remains unclear.
The National Transportation Safety Board (N.T.S.B.) and Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) are investigating the crash. Representatives from the N.T.S.B. are expected to arrive at the scene on Saturday.