Acclaimed film director Po-lin Chi is feared dead after the helicopter he was reportedly flying in crashed near a port in Fengbin, Taiwan on Saturday killing three people on board, according to local authorities.
The aircraft went down at around 10:00 a.m. local time while on an aerial photography assignment.
Po-lin Chi winning the 50th Golden Horse Awards in 2013./VCG Photo
Po-lin Chi, director of "Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above", was on the passenger list, local police said. An investigation is underway to determine if he is one of the deceased.
"Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above" is a documentary film showcasing images of Taiwan from the air and won the 50th Golden Horse Award in 2013.
On Thursday, Chi held a press conference in Taipei, announcing a sequel to the documentary.