WBTV meteorologist Jason Myers and pilot Chip Tayag died in a helicopter crash Tuesday while reporting for the CBS affiliate station in Charlotte, NC, the station confirmed. “The WBTV family is grieving a terrible loss.
Our news helicopter Sky3 crashed mid-day Tuesday with two of our colleagues on board,” WBTV said in a statement. “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 crash occurred around noon Tuesday off Interstate 77.
Charlotte police officers confirmed two people died on the scene, according to Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings.Read more on deadline.com