Chopper crash kills Charlotte forecaster, pilot
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“The WBTV family is grieving a terrible loss. Our news helicopter Sky3 crashed mid-day Tuesday with two of our colleagues on board … we are working to comfort their families in this difficult time. We appreciate the outpouring of support for our staff and your continued prayers for their families,” the station said in a statement.
Myers is survived by his wife, Jillian, and four children. He previously worked at KRBC in Texas and WTVQ in Kentucky.
Tayag had over 20 years of experience as a pilot. He had been with the station since 2017.
It was not immediately clear what the cause of the accident was and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.