LOS ANGELES (AP) Three men and women were being put to sleep Sunday in the pre-dawn heli-copter accident within a rural division of northern Los Angeles County although filming for any different fact TV indicate with the Discovery Channel.
The copter crashed from related to 3:40 a.m. for the popular filming spot connected with Polsa Rosa Ranch in the town of Acton, Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher Robert Diaz said.
All some men and women aboard died, Diaz said. Their titles were not immediately released.
The show, listed upon some sort of filming grant as a possible untitled military-theme TV program, hadn't yet already been broadcast and also declared by simply Discovery, funnel spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg said.
"A manufacturing organization was capturing a indicate for Discovery Channel when this specific tragic car accident occurred," the station mentioned from a statement. "We are all cooperating totally together with authorities. Our ideas plus hopes move out into the families."
The show's production company, Eyeworks USA, best known for making NBC's "The Biggest Loser," in addition supplied a new record producing sympathies for you to this victim's people along with indicating these were cooperating using authorities.
The company had already been sanctioned to help use a heli for your actuality TV display filming in the farm through Saturday evening right until Sunday morning, said Philip Sokoloski, a spokesman for FilmLA, which often procedures filming permits pertaining to site shootings inside Los Angeles region.
Records furthermore confirmed Crossbow Helicopters received endorsement to be able to take part in throughout filming on the Federal Aviation Administration.
"We could not have referenced helicopter task if all of us didn't currently have pre-approval from your FAA," Sokoloski said.
The bring about along with other conditions surrounding this crash are still unknown, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said.
Television footage revealed mangled wreckage from a rugged canyon area next to Soledad Canyon Road.
According to help its website, Polsa Rosa is a "movie ranch" exactly where picture crews could utilize a number of terrains as nicely because two airstrips. The ranch, reported by that Internet Movie Database, was utilised in "Windtalkers" along with very last year's remake with "Red Dawn."
It seemed to be your website associated with another activity industry death in September, when a 48-year-old team representative died associated with a strong evident coronary heart assault while marine around scuba dive gear on the group of the particular upcoming Johnny Depp picture "The Lone Ranger"
Sunday's smash ended up being also only 25 miles from a comparable rural position inside Santa Clarita exactly where professional Vic Morrow and a couple of infants were mortally wounded throughout an additional heli crash while filming that "Twilight Zone" motion picture inside 1982.
That lock up introduced alterations with production restrictions as well as resulted in producer John Landis along with three others becoming billed by using involuntary manslaughter. All ended up acquitted.
Associated Press copy writer Andrew Dalton with Los Angeles contributed in order to this report. Tang noted from Phoenix.