Three Dead in Helicopter Crash While Filming Discovery Series

Crash Occurred Sunday Morning; Cause Unknown 2/11/2013 8:30 AM Eastern


Three people died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash while filming an upcoming reality show for Discovery Channel.

The crash took place at the Polsa Rosa Ranch in Acton in Los Angeles County, according to a report.

According to Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher Robert Diaz, the crash occurred about 3:40 a.m. Sunday.

"A production company was shooting a show for Discovery Channel when this tragic accident occurred," said a network spokesperson. "We are all cooperating fully with authorities. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families."

The reason for the crash is still unknown; the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.

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