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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152474
Last updated: 20 July 2017
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Date:02-JUN-1970
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Agusta-Bell 206A-1 JetRanger ?
Owner/operator:Imperial Iranian Army Aviation (IIAA) ?
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Karadsch (Karaj), Alborz -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into power lines while filming over Karaj Dam. French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse (48), his assistant and the iranian military pilot were killed.

Albert Lamorisse died in a helicopter crash while filming the documentary Le Vent des amoureux (The Lovers' Wind), during a helicopter-tour of Iran in 1970. As of June 2012 the helicopter is still hanging from the overhead line wires it had crashed into as a memorial for his efforts

Sources:

1. Hamburger Abendblatt 3.6.1970, p33
2. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/11/movies/11raff.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
3.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Lamorisse


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2013 10:58 TB Added
29-Aug-2013 16:42 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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