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Two Killed in Florida Plane Crash While Filming Movie
According to the NYDailyNews.com, a movie shoot’s grand finale turned fatal after two people were killed in a plane crash in Summerfield, Florida. Authorities said a single-engine plane plunged nose-first in a Summerfield airfield on April 6, killing the pilot and his passenger, who were both involved in shooting the science-fiction thriller, “What Tomorrow Brings”.
Witnesses told Marion County Sheriff’s deputies that the victims, the 70-year-old pilot and his 65-year-old passenger, were filming inside the Vans RV-7 single-engine aircraft around 8 p.m. when it appeared to stall in midair. Authorities said the passenger, the lead cinematographer for the movie, was filming the pilot when the plane stalled, just after completing a banking turn maneuver over the set.
The Federal Aviation Administration is currently investigating the crash.
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At Colson Hicks Eidson, our accident attorneys are highly-skilled and well-respected in aviation law litigation. If you lost loved ones in a plane crash, we can investigate your claim, determine who was at fault and seek justice on your behalf, across continental boundaries if necessary. As injury attorney Curt Miner explains in the video below, depending on where the disaster occurs, multiple agencies may be involved and carrying out their own investigations.
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