“Beyond Beauty” director reportedly killed after aircraft crashes in Hualien

The China Post
Date: June 10, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Chi Po-lin (齊柏林), director of the much acclaimed documentary

The location of the crash is marked on this photo grabbed from the Google Maps website. (CNA)

“Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above”(看見台灣), is believed to be one of the three people killed when the aircraft they were in crashed in a township in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County Saturday, local police said.

The name of the 52-year-old director was on a list of people who were supposed to be on board the helicopter, flight No. B31118, when it crashed in the mountainous region of Fengbin Township at around 11:56 a.m., killing all three on board, according to Hualien police.

The identities of the victims will need to be confirmed later, police said.

The helicopter, which belonged to Emerald Pacific Airlines (凌天航空), was conducting an aerial photograph mission related to the sequel of “Beyond Beauty” when it crashed, officials said.    [FULL  STORY]

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