quarta-feira, 11 de março de 2015

France mourning the death of sportsmen

The France remains in a State of shock following the death of a dozen people in Argentina.

The victims were in the country where they were filming a television series. The helicopters that followed would have shocked each other crashing if then.

Among the fatalities include three top sportsmen. Are they: Florence Arthaud, Navigator; Camille Muffat, Olympic swimming champion and Alexis Vastine, Boxer.

The French President, François Hollande, responding to the tragedy.

"My thoughts go to those three champions who each in their own way contributed to the national sport and that today are dead. I don't want to forget the seven other victims and their families, "said Hollande in statements Tuesday.

The series "Dropped" is a "reality show" whose dissemination was planned for this summer in the main channel of French television, TF1.

"Our thoughts are with the families of our three champions but also with the technical team that accompanied them. We don't know yet what happened but what I can say is that the goal of the program was to make people happy, "said Nonce Paolini, CEO of TF1 channel.

The French authorities have sent two investigators to investigate the circumstances of the accident.

The accident happened in the province of La Rioja in the mountainous region of the Andes.

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