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7 dead in helicopter crash in the Bahamas

Coal magnate Chris Cline killed

Coal magnate Chris Cline's helicopter crashed in the sea of the Bahamas late yesterday afternoon. The aircraft, an AgustaWestland AW-139 registration N32CC, had departed from the island of Big Grand Cay headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when it sank in the Atlantic Ocean due to cause yet to be ascertained. All occupants, three men and four women, died. His daughter and other friends also died in the accident. Cline was a mining entrepreneur and philanthropist of West Virginia. Founder of the giant Foresight Energy, he would have turned 61 today. "Forbes" estimated his fortune in almost two billion dollars.

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