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How did Chip Tayag die? Bio, Nationality, Wife, Funeral, Height

How did Chip Tayag die? Bio, Nationality, Wife, Funeral, Height

Facts of Chip Tayag

Full Name:Chip Tayag
Death Date:November 22, 2022
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
WifeKerry Tayag
MarriedKerry Tayag
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceNorth Carolina
EducationCatonsville Community College, Instrument Pilot Ground School, Robinson Helicopter Company, RR250-C20B
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American pilot late Chip Tayag came into the limelight as a helicopter pilot for WBTV’s weather. 

What Nationality was Chip Tayag?

Chip Tayag opened his eyes to this world in the United States of America. Chip held American nationality and belonged to a mixed ethnic background. Likewise, he had faith and belief in the norms and saying of the Lord Jesus. So, he was a follower of the Christian religion.

Where did Chip Tayag go to College?

Chip completed his community education at Catonsville Community College. He graduated from that college in the year 2006. After that, he joined the Instrument Pilot Ground School and graduate with a 4.0 GPA. Further, he enrolled himself at the Robinson Helicopter Company. From the Robinson Helicopter Company, he got a degree in Robinson Factory Safety Course in the year 2009. Additionally, he joined RR250-C20B in 2016 where he studied Turbine Engines.

Who was Chip Tayag married to?

Chip was a married man. He was living his married life with his beloved wife Kerry Tayag. Kerry and Chip used to live together in Indian Land, South Carolina which is a major suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chip Tayag with his wife
Caption: Chip Tayag with his wife (Photo: WLTB)

When did Chip Tayag die?

Chip was announced dead in a helicopter accident on November 22 of the year 2022. Chip was with WBTV’s meteorologist Jason Myers when the accident happened. The helicopter that Chip was flying came into an accident in North Caroline in the United States of America. The helicopter went down right off the southbound routes of highway I-77. After the accident, CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings tweeted :

“The pilot is a hero in my eyes. “Witnesses indicated that the pilot made diversionary moves away from the highway to save lives.”

When is Chip Tayag’s funeral?

The funeral of Tayag was scheduled for the November 30 of 2022 that is Wednesday. His funeral is going to be held in t Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church on Waxhaw Highway in Lancaster, S.C.

What was the Net Worth of Chip Tayag?

As of 2022, Chip had approximately an estimated net worth of $1 million. He was earning this huge sum of money from his professional career as a pilot.

Chip Tayag infront of helicopter
Caption: Chip Tayag infront of the helicopter (Photo: WBTV)

In the United States, an average pilot has a salary in the range of $57062 per year. So, we can assume that Tayag also used to get his salary in the same range.

What did WBTV say about the crash?

WBTV said that the whole family of WBTV is sorrowing a terrible loss. They said:

“Our news helicopter Sky3 crashed late Tuesday morning with two of our colleagues on board.”

“We are working to comfort their families in this difficult time.”

What caused the Sky3 helicopter to crash?

After the helicopter crash, the investigation was done by the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration in an official way. According to a witness, it is said that Chip seemed to know they were in danger and made an assertive move to stop the helicopter from slamming into the major highway. If the Helicopter had crashed on a major highway then there would have been the loss of many other people.

How Tall was Chip Tayag?

Chip stood at the height of 5 feet 4 inches. He had a body weight of 79 kg. On the other hand, he had an attractive pair of black color eyes and the same color hair.

Professional Career of Chip Tayag

  • Chip started his work as a pilot in WBTV from the year 2017.
  • He began his work as an ENG pilot for operating Sky3.
  • Tayag was a worker at WBTV for more than five years.
  • Besides that, Tayag also worked with the Total Traffic and Weather Network.
Chip Tayag in the frame
Caption: Chip Tayag in the frame (Photo: WAVE 3)
  • Tayag had worked as a pilot for more than 20 years.
  • Additionally, he had also worked with AgMax Agricultural Helicopter Services in his past days.
  • He had also worked for LLC; Myrtle Beach Helicopter Tours; Helicopter Adventures; Chesapeake Bay Helicopters; Monumental Helicopters; VIPs; and Heli-Photo.

FAQs of Chip Tayag

How did Chip Tayag lose his life?

Chip lost his life in a helicopter crash he was flying. That crash took place in North Caroline of the United States.

Was Chip Tayag married?

Chip was living a married life to his loving wife. The name of his wife was Kerry Tayag.

For how long did Chip Tayag work at WBTV?

Chip worked at WBTV fo five years. He started working from the year 2017.

When did Chip Tayg die?

Chip died on November 22 of the year 2022.