Billionaire Chris Cline dies in an airplane crash on Fourth of July

Billionaire Chris Cline dies in an airplane crash on Fourth of July

Chris Cline took his last breath today while flying on a helicopter over the Bahamas. The helicopter turned his way and eventually crashed with debris left behind. His company Cline Group and later Foresight Energy were responsible for supplying preeminent coals in the country. The billionaire along with his seven other members crashed while flying on the Fourth of July.

Chris Cline along with 6 others killed in a helicopter crash

According to Bahamas Police, there were around 3 men and 4 women in the helicopter. Moreover, it started its journey from Big Grand Cay while moving towards Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It took off from the place at midnight of the Fourth of July at 2 am. And later went missing before it reached the destination, according to country Police.

Chris Cline took his Last breath on Fourth of July

Chris Cline lists himself in the Forbes richest billionaire in America as 388th
Credits: Bloomberg

The officials also confirmed that the members include one his daughter, a family friend and the pilot. Before the officials didn’t confirm about Chris Cline’s demise, they identified them by their tail number.

However, the accident due happened when the helicopter turned down 16 feet under the water. Officials from the defense, civil aviation and Bahamas Police are keen on investigating the accident.

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Governor and Cline Group Executive, Jim Justice approved his prayers and condolence through twitter. Previously, in 2006 Jim Justice founded the Foresight Energy moreover he bought the mining rights back in Illinois. According to Forbes, Cline carried a property worth of 1.8 billion dollars. And made himself listed as the 388th richest billionaire in America.

Along with his money, Chris Cline actively supported Trump’s inaugural fund. He donated around 1 million dollars during presidential campaign back in 2016. Though his demise is heartening, however, he died before his 61st Birthday.

During his lifetime, Chris Cline donated at a number of charities as well as his university with an amount of 5 million dollars. The University’s athletic complex is named after him along with a donation he procured.

Chris Cline took his Last breath on Fourth of July

Jim Justice founded the Foresight Energy back in 2016
Credits: Reuters UK

Moreover, Chris Cline also dated Elin Nordegren, ex-wife of Tiger woods for many years. She even carried two children from Tiger Wood. Chris Cline owns property with a house in North Palm Beach near Florida. Chris Cline married twice but later got divorced and has four children along with his property.

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