North Los Angeles Show Helicopter Crash Kills 3
A Los Angeles helicopter crash killed three people in northern Los Angeles County, pre-dawn. People aboard the helicopter were filming for a new reality television show for the Discovery Channel.
Recorded footage showed the aftermath of the aircraft wreckage at a rugged canyon area near Soledad Canyon Road. News reports stated that the crash occurred at around 3:40 a.m.
Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher Robert Diaz told Fox News it happened at Posa Rosa Ranch, a popular filming location, at the city of Acton.
Aboard were only three passengers, all of which died. Names of the deceased have not been publicly released.
Discovery channel spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg told news reporters that the program which the helicopter was filming has not been announced by the company or been on air. It was filming on an untitled military-themed TV program permit.
“A production company was shooting a show for Discovery Channel when this tragic accident occurred,” the station said in a statement. “We are all cooperating fully with authorities. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families.”
Eyeworks USA, the show’s production company issued a public statement to the victim’s families. In the …