WBTV Charlotte, N.C., meteorologist Jason Myers and Sky3 pilot Chip Tayag were killed in a helicopter crash early Tuesday afternoon. The Gray CBS affliliate said in a statement: “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.”
The chopper was one of two helicopters filming A Haunting for Destination America when a gust of wind spun the aircraft out of control Saturday in Grimes County, Texas. Two men were injured.