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Wigwe: US FAA confirm Helicopter crash in California with 6 people on board

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A helicopter crashed Friday night near Nipton, California, with six people on board, the US. Federal Aviation Administration said.

The FAA did not disclose the identity of the occupants.

There are however media reports that  Herbert Wigwe, the CEO of Access Holdings, as well as about five others, died in the crash.

As of Saturday morning, no survivors had been found, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement.

“We were made aware of a downed aircraft at approximately 10:12 p.m. The scene of the crash was determined to be east of the 15-Freeway, near Halloran Springs Road,” the sheriff’s department said.

The FAA identified the helicopter as a Eurocopter EC 130.

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