Sunday , 17 December 2017

Olympic Heroes Killed During Helicopter Crash In Argentina

Gold medallist swimmer Camille Muffat, Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine and champion sailor Florence Arthaud have passed away after being involved in a tragic helicopter crash in Argentina. Two helicopters were flying over the mountains in the La Rioja province filming footage for a television show called “Dropped” when they collided. The accident claimed 10 lives and unfortunately there were no survivors.

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The three dead stars are visible on the right-hand side of this image of the athletes leaving for Argentina. It was uploaded to Facebook by French Olympian Philippe Candeloro (middle left)

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Lost in the crash … France’s Camille Muffat smiles as she holds the bronze medal she won in the Women’s 200m freestyle final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona.

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Crash victim … France’s Alexis Vastine was also filming the European reality show when the crash occurred in Argentina.

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French skipper … Florence Arthaud, who was also killed in the crash.

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