GoFundMe set up for meteorologist and pilot killed in helicopter crash

Taya and Myers died in a helicopter crash on Tuesday.
Taya and Myers died in a helicopter crash on Tuesday.
Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 1:21 PM PST
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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (KOLO) - The family of a meteorologist killed in a helicopter crash has set up a GoFundMe page to help with memorial and funeral expenses.

Jason Myers of WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina was killed in a helicopter crash Tuesday while on assignment. The crash also killed pilot Chip Tayag.

The crash happened near I-77 around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

WBTV is owned by Gray Television.

Myers is survived by his wife of 20 years, and their four children.

You can donate to his family here.

A GoFundMe has also been set up for Tayag, the link for which can be found here.

Tayag is survived by his wife, stepchildren, parents, siblings, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

He had been a pilot for over 20 years, five of which had been spent at WBTV.