Popular Sports Personalities Die In Helicopter Crash

argentina plane crashThree French sports personalities are among 10 people killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina, the French presidential office confirms.

Eight French nationals and their two Argentine pilots all died when two helicopters collided in La Rioja province in the country’s north-west.

Yachtswoman Florence Arthaud, Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat and Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine all died.

The helicopters were involved in the filming of TV survival show Dropped.

“The sudden death of our fellow French nationals is a cause of immense sadness,” said a statement from French President Francois Hollande.

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