PSG will honor helicopter crash victims with black armbands

Tuesday March 10th, 2015

Paris Saint-Germain will honor the victims of the helicopter crash that killed three French athletes by wearing black armbands during Wednesday's match against Chelsea, the Associated Press reports.

While filming a reality show in Argentina, 10 people were killed when two helicopters collided on Monday. Olympic swimmer Camille Muffat, Olympic boxer Alexis Vastine and sailor Florence Arthaud died in the crash.

The trio were filming a show called “Dropped,” which was going to follow them surviving on their own in the wild.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc said “the whole of French sport is in mourning,” according to the Associated Press. He also said he had met some of the victims.

The crash is currently under investigation.

- Paul Palladino

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