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News Station Helicopter Pilot J. Christopher ‘Chip’ Tayag Killed In Helicopter Crash
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A saddening piece of news is coming forward where it is reported that a South Carolina helicopter pilot J. Christopher “Chip” Tayag died. He passed away on November 22, 2022, in a helicopter crash that occurred on a North Carolina interstate. The pilot was only 57 years old at the time of his passing. The news has surfaced all over the internet and has brought immense sorrow to his loved ones. Everyone is saddened to learn about his tragic death and is rushing to social media to pay him heartfelt tributes. Check further details here.
Who Was J. Christopher ‘Chip’ Tayag?
Christopher was the son of Dr. Diadema Simon, an internal medicine physician, and the late Dr. Balbino Z. Tayag Jr., an abdominal surgeon. He was born in Towson where he spent his entire childhood. Reports claim that his parents met in the United States after immigrating separately in the 1960s from the Philippines where they had studied at the same medical school. In 1984, the man attended Calvert Hall College High School and completed his graduation.
Helicopter Pilot J. Christopher ‘Chip’ Tayag Killed
Later, he earned an associate degree from Essex Community College, now known as Community College of Baltimore County Essex. As per sources, Christopher was the youngest of four siblings. After his father’s passing, his mother remarried. She tied the knot with the widower Dr. Edilberto Beltran in 1972. With this marriage, Christopher gained two older brothers. Talking about his interest in remote control airplanes, he developed an interest at a very young age.
Speaking of the same, his brother Tristan Tayag of Fort Worth, Texas, said that he learned to build his own planes and flew them with a group of retired men. Later, Christopher worked an IT job where his office overlooked a hospital helipad. Later in his life, he managed to get his pilot’s license and started working as a tour guide for Helicopter Adventures in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for three years. In 2017, the late pilot joined Charlotte which was a North Carolina-based news station WBTV 2017.
According to reports, Christopher was flying with WBTV meteorologist Jason Myers when it crashed resulting in the duo’s death. The terrifying crash happened on November 22. The officials addressed Christopher as a hero as he avoided the highway as the helicopter fell, sparing other vehicles. The pilot is survived by his wife, a stepdaughter, a stepson, his mother, and other close relatives. Stay connected with Social Telecast for more updates and the latest and trending news.
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