An actress and crew members are injured on the set of Warner Bros.’ “Noah’s Ark” during Michael Curtiz’s filming of the Great Flood scene. Rumor is that three extras were killed, though that has never been substantiated.
Vic Morrow and two child actors are killed on the set of Warner Bros.’ “The Twilight Zone” when a staged explosion causes a helicopter to spin out of control and land on them. Director John Landis and four others are tried and acquitted on charges of involuntary manslaughter.
Stunt pilot Art Scholl is killed when his biplane crashes on the set of Paramount’s “Top Gun.”
Brandon Lee is accidentally shot and killed on the set of Miramax’s “The Crow,” when a gun supposed to fire blanks instead contains a bullet left behind from a dummy round.
Jim Engh, a member of the pre-production crew, is electrocuted on the location set of “The X-Files” in Los Angeles when a scaffold pole falls into a power line. Six others are injured. OSHA cites 20th Century Fox Television for seven safety violations and fines it $28,900.
“CrossBones” cinematographer Neal Fredericks is killed when the Cessna in which he was filming crashes off the coast of Florida.
Australian stuntman Scott McLean suffers critical brain damage while filming Warner Bros.’ “The Hangover Part II” in Bangkok when he is hit by a vehicle while leaning out the window of a taxi.
Crew member Mike Huber falls to his death when the scissor lift he is on tips over while dismantling a set for Paramount’s “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” in New Orleans.
Gabriela Cedillo, an extra on Paramount’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” suffers brain damage and paralysis when a steel cable snaps and strikes her as she is riding in a car during the performance of a stunt sequence.
Sarah Jones is killed on the set of “Midnight Rider.”