10 killed filming reality show in Argentina

World Today

An accident during the taping of a reality TV show in Argentina has left ten people dead. They were aboard two helicopters that collided mid-air over a remote wilderness region, then crashed to the ground. The list of dead includes three well-known French sports stars. CCTV’s Joel Richards reports from Buenos Aires.

10 killed in Argentina chopper crash

10 killed in Argentina chopper crash

An accident during the taping of a reality TV show in Argentina has left ten people dead. They were aboard two helicopters that collided mid-air over a remote wilderness region, then crashed to the ground. The list of dead includes three well-known French sports stars.

Highlights:

  • The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into possible involuntary manslaughter.
  • This crash is believed to be one the deadliest in reality television show history.
  • The dead include two Argentinian pilots and eight French nationals.
  • The three sports stars killed were: Florence Arthaud, 57,  champion sailor; Alexis Vastine, 28,  a boxer ; Camille Muffat, 25, a swimmer.