Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe, dies in a Helicopter Crash in California


The Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has been killed in a helicopter crash in the United States of America, on Friday, February 9, 2024, evening.

Mr. Wigwe was among six people including the wife and son killed in the helicopter crash.

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Saturday, February 10, 2024, it had launched a probe into the crash with the National Transportation Safety Board.

According to reports, Mr Wigwe was travelling with other family members of Chris Ogunbanjo in a Eurocopter EC 130 chopper when it crashed around 10:00 p.m. Friday near Nipton, California.

The crash was said to have occurred about 60 miles from Las Vegas, where the victims were reportedly travelling to see the Super Bowl on Sunday in a march between Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers.


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