WBTV Meteorologist Jason Myers and Sky3 pilot Chip Tayag have died after their helicopter unexpectedly crashed.
Myers and Tayag were killed on Tuesday afternoon after their news chopper went down along Interstate 77 in South Carolina.
The local North Carolina station mourned the death of their colleagues in a statement, saying: “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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