A Nigerian bank executive has been feared killed in a helicopter crash in California, United States.
The bank’s CEO was reportedly on board with five others when the helicopter crashed.
The US Federal Aviation Administration said a helicopter crashed on Friday night near Nipton, California, with six people on board.
The FAA identified the helicopter as a Eurocopter EC 130, but the identities of those on board have not been released.
A statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said that, as of Saturday morning, no survivors had been found.
“We were made aware of a downed aircraft at approximately 10:12 p.m. on February 10, 2024. The scene of the crash was determined to be east of the 15-Freeway, near Halloran Springs Road,” the sheriff’s department said.