Thursday, February 22 2024

The identities of the two men killed in the helicopter crash that shutdown I-77 have been revealed. WBTV Meteorologist Jason Myers and Sky3 pilot Chip Tayag were killed in the incident.The crash happened near Interstate 77 at the Nations Ford Road exit.
Myers grew up in Union and Catawba counties. His career took him to Raleigh, Texas and Virginia before he came back home to the Charlotte area.
Tayag came to WBTV in 2017 as an ENG pilot operating Sky3.
He had been a pilot for more than 20 years. The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.

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