WARNING EXTREMELY GRAPHIC Vic Morrows Death, Twilight Zone Movie Helicopter Accident. During filming of the Racist Man Storyline, which was to be set during the Vietnam war, Nazi Germany, and desegregated South US, Victor Morrow and two children My-Ca Dinh Le (7) and Renee Shin-Yi Chen (6) Were killed instantly when a pyrotechnic caused the helicopter to crash, beheading 2 of the victims and fatally injuring the last.
Safe stop in Virginia, border of Maryland, I95..There were so many car accidents near us it felt like an episode of the Twilight Zone. So I just pulled over and we all fell asleep for a couple of hours until the snow stopped. Thank God we were safe!
In memory of Vic Morrow - actor, director and writer - (2/14/1929 - 7/23/1982) age 53. Freak accident involving a helicopter when shooting the film Twilight Zone. He was born in the Bronx, NYC. He is the father of actress Jennifer Jason Leigh.
A bit of a gruesome #throwbackthursday today! In 1982 actor Vic Morrow and child actor Myca Dinh Le were decapitated on the set of The Twilight Zone movie by the rotating blades of a helicopter that was being used in a stunt. Another child actor, Renee Shin-Yi Chen was crushed by the helicopter in the same accident. #tbt #twilightzone #filmingrisk #helicopterrisk #triggerwarning