ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152474
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Narrative:Flew into power lines while filming over Karaj Dam. French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse (48), his assistant and the iranian military pilot were killed.
Agusta-Bell 206A-1 JetRanger ?
|Owner/operator:||Imperial Iranian Army Aviation (IIAA) ?|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Karadsch (Karaj), Alborz -
|Phase:|| En route|
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
1. Hamburger Abendblatt 3.6.1970, p33
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