Newly married couple killed in helicopter crash after wedding reception

06 November, 2018, 02:01 | Author: Donnie King
  • Report Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash while leaving their wedding

A young Texas couple died in a helicopter crash less than two hours after their wedding.

Fox News reports that Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman had a fairytale wedding on a family ranch.

The couple were students at Sam Houston State University where they were studying agriculture.

Photographer Madi Wagner posted a tribute to the newlyweds on Facebook and said she was "having a hard time comprehending this whole situation" after receiving a phone call that "I wouldn't wish upon anyone". It was a handsome outdoor ceremony at the ranch owned by the groom's family outside San Antonio, Texas.

SCREENSHOT / THE KNOT The couple's page on The Knot remains active.

But numerous friends were offering condolences and remembrances about the newlyweds on social media.

"So thankful we got to spend these last few days with y'all". Thousands of people commented on her post to express sorrow. "The two loved Jesus and were ideal for each other".

Ackerman announced the engagement on Facebook on December 29, 2017, with a photo of the pair beaming, and Ackerman holding up her left hand to show off her ring.

Rest in peace Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman, you will be missed.


In a photo she posted about a week later, the two appear to be in a helicopter, with Ackerman flashing her engagement ring again. "Today is the beginning of forever together!"

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash, but the cause is not yet known.

"I'm absolutely devastated!" wrote one friend on Facebook, adding that the pilot of the aircraft was also killed.



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