Billionaire Trump donor among 7 Americans killed in helicopter pile-up in Bahamas
West Virginia spark executive Chris Cline was among 7 Americans killed in a helicopter pile-up on Jul Fourth; Kitty Logan reports.
The Bahamas helicopter pile-up that killed billionaire spark lord Chris Cline and 6 other people enclosed his daughter and her best crony who were “inseparable.”
Kameron Cline, 22, and Brittney Searson, 21, both went to The Benjamin School in Palm Beach, Florida, before going to college together during Louisiana State University where they were Phi Mu sorority sisters, The New York Post reported.
“Both were inseparable, usually terrific,” Benjamin School amicable studies clergyman Steven Anderson said. “They were really good students, contented and illuminated adult a room when they were in there. It was a payoff to learn them. They done training rewarding.”
Brittney Searson, seen in an undated print during Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, was among a passed in a helicopter pile-up final week. (Kim Searson around AP)
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A 2015 annual from their private high propagandize described a span as being “attached during a hip,” the Palm Beach Post reported.
In further to Cline, his daughter and Searson, commander Geoffrey Lee Painter, 52, and family crony David Jude, 52, of Kentucky also were among those killed.
The helicopter crashed Thursday after holding off from a remote private island.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) orator Eric Weiss reliable Monday that a disadvantage was changed to a secure site in a United States. He pronounced a rough news should be accessible in about dual weeks. The full review could take adult to dual years.
The Bahamas Air Accident Investigation Department pronounced crews recovered moody and information recorders and shipped them to a NTSB in Washington for analysis.
Bahamian officials pronounced cranes pulled a 15-passenger Augusta AW139 from a sea over a weekend. Investigators remained onsite Monday documenting disadvantage to establish a finish qualification was recovered.
Cline made his happening revamping Illinois’ coal industry, Bloomberg reported. Born in a West Virginia city of usually 200 residents, Cline began operative as a miner during age 22. He founded a Cline Group to cave spark in a hills of Appalachia before starting Foresight Energy LP, a corner try with Robert Murray’s Murray Energy Corp., to enhance into Illinois and Missouri. Foresight Energy LP was value $2.6 billion during the peak.
Cline contributed $1 million to President Trump’s initial cabinet in 2017. Before Trump was inaugurated president, Cline creatively donated to a opposite Republican — former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush — creation a $1 million grant to a super-PAC ancillary Bush’s campaign.
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Cline also was a humanitarian who donated $5 million to his alma mater, Marshall University, for the sports medicine program.
Cline reportedly antiquated Swedish indication Elin Nordegren, who formerly was married to golfer Tiger Woods.
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