Virginia Helicopter Pilot Dies In Accident Over Holiday Weekend

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

He piloted WAVY‘s ‘news gathering machine’.
Over the weekend, the NBC affiliate’s Chopper 10 pilot, Steve Decker, died in a motorcycle accident.

“He could tell you about every blade, bolt, and bearing that made our helicopter a formidable presence in the skies over Hampton Roads,” according to a story on the Nexstar owned website.

The station broke the story on the 6pm newscast Monday.


They also teased a series of stories surrounding his work for the station over the course of 17 years.