North Carolina TV Meteorologist, Pilot Killed In Helicopter Crash

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte TV station WBTV is mourning the loss of their meteorologist Jason Myers and Sky3 pilot Chip Tayag who were killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday afternoon.

The crash took place in Charlotte near Interstate 77.

WBTV issued the following statement just after 3pm Tuesday:

“The WBTV family is grieving a terrible loss. Our news helicopter Sky3 crashed mid-day Tuesday with two of our colleagues on board. Meteorologist Jason Myers and pilot Chip Tayag lost their lives. 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.”

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