Posted 19 July 2005 - 11:28 PM
Posted 20 July 2005 - 09:22 AM
Posted 20 July 2005 - 11:16 AM
Posted 04 August 2005 - 07:03 PM
share what I found on the net.
Let's be careful out there!
Original link: http://hd24.com/usa_...heli_safety.htm
Motion Picture/Television Production: Fatalities 1980-89
1980 Rodney Mitchell (cameraman) TV Series: "Dukes of Hazzard".Circumstances: car chase
1980 Robert Van Der Kar (cameraman) TV Series: "Magnum PI". Circumstances: helicopter accident
1980 unknown stuntwoman * Film. Circumstances: fall from roof.
1980 unknown male (producer) *Film: unknown Circumstances: hit by steel beam
1981 Jack Tyre (stuntman) Film: "Sword and the Sorcerer".Circumstances: falling off cliff stunt.
1981 Boris Sagol (director) TV Film: "World War III". Circumstances: helicopter accident
1981 unknown male (camera assistant) *Film. Circumstances: hit by truck
1982 Jack Tandberg (cameraman) TV Film: "The Five of Me". Circumstances: car chase
1982 David Perrin (stunt pilot), Jaron Anderson (mechanic), Nigel Thornton (helicopter pilot).Film: "High Road to China"
Circumstances: helicopter crash en route to location in Yugoslavia
1982 Vic Morrow, Myca Dinh Lee, Renee Chen (performers) Film: "The Twilight zone".Circumstances: helicopter accident.
1983 Joseph Leonard Svec (skydiver) Film: "The Right Stuff". Circumstances: skydiving accident
1984 Jon Eric-Hexum (actor) TV Series: "Cover-Up".Circumstances: blank gunshot
1985 Art Scholl (stunt pilot) Film: "Top Gun". Circumstances: airplane accident
1985 Reid Rondell (stuntman) TV Series: "Airwolf" Circumstances: helicopter accident
1985 Claudio Cassinelli (actress), Don Nasca (pilot) Film: "Hands of Stone". Circumstances: helicopter accident
1985 Rich Holley (pilot) Film: "Runaway Train". Circumstances: helicopter accident en route to Alaska filming location
1985 unknown stuntman * Entertainment production.
Circumstances: fall from height. 1986 Dar Robinson (stuntman) Film: "Million Dollar Mystery". Circumstances: motorcycle stunt
1986 Bruce Ingram (cameraman) Film: "The Wraith". Circumstances: car chase
1986 Martin Wenzel and Conrad Wenzel (bystanders) Film: "Gor".Circumstances: gas cylinder explosion-fire scene in South Africa.
1986 unknown fatality **Film: unknown Circumstances: crane accident
1987 Victor Magnotta (stuntman) Film: "Skip Tracer".Circumstances: car stunt
1987 4 unknown fatalities Film: "Braddock: "Missing in Action III". Circumstances: helicopter crash in Philippines.
1988 Patrick Dungan (electrician) Film: "Men Don't Leave". Circumstances: electrocution
1989 Geoff Brewer (stuntman), Gadi Danzig (cameraman), Michael Graham (key grip), Jojo Imperial (pilot), Don Marshall (gaffer).
Film: "Delta Force 2".Circumstances: helicopter crash in Philippines.
1989 Clint Carpenter (stuntman) Film: "Hired to Kill". Circumstances: helicopter stunt in Corfu.
1989 Tobi Halicki (director) Film: "Gone in 60 Seconds II". Circumstances: falling water tower special effect.
Posted 04 August 2005 - 09:19 PM
Posted 04 August 2005 - 11:04 PM
Wow, it's amazing how many of those are helicopter related.
And what most people don't understand is that the two single engine aircraft's with the best safety record both happen to be Helicopters.
The Safest is the Bell 206 Jetranger Series and the second safest is the Robinson R-22 (Totally unsuited for aerial work BTW due to size and VERY Limited payload)
Just Remeber there are always two sides to a story or statistics
Posted 05 August 2005 - 11:51 AM
Posted 07 August 2005 - 02:17 PM
Posted 09 August 2005 - 10:50 PM
Posted 18 August 2005 - 02:42 AM
I used to do a lot of helicopter/Steadicam shots, but my friends and family have prevailed upon me to stop.