Texas Couple Die In Helicopter Crash While Leaving Their Wedding

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Bailee Ackerman Byler and Will Byler were killed in a tragic helicopter crash while leaving their wedding on Saturday night, according to officials. The crash that occurred about 85 miles west of San Antonio near Uvalde,Texas was first reported by the Sam Houston State University newspaper the school both Bailee and Will attended.


Both were in their final year at the university. According to the university newspaper the Houstonian, Will  had been studying agricultural engineering, and Bailee was studying agricultural communication.

The crash was discovered Sunday morning, and according to police the two-bladed twin-engine helicopter that crashed involved multiple fatalities. The pilot was among those killed during the crash. Many friends of the couple took to social to offer up their condolences.

“Last night was magical in every way. Absolutely perfect. Bailee & Will – I hope I find a love as true & wonderful as yours. I have peace in the fact that you left this earth so full of happiness and love. How awesome to spend your honeymoon with Jesus.❤️ so thankful we got to spend these last few days with y’all. our hearts hurt now, but we know this is not forever. see ya soon sweet friends, love carol.”

The helicopter company issued a statement saying: “Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with this family at their great loss. We know both families appreciate all your love, support and kindness during this time.”

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