Mobile phone footage caught the moment the helicopters collided
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French sports stars killed in Argentina crash

French investigators are on their way to Argentina to look for the causes of a double helicopter crash in which eight French nationals died.

They included three of the country's prominent sportsmen and women, among them the accomplished sailor Florence Arthaud.

The three were in a remote part of northern Argentina filming a reality television show. Mobile footage shows the moment the helicopters collided.

Lucy Williamson reports from Paris.

  • 10 Mar 2015
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