Oscar winning cinematogrpher Mike deGruy and Aussie writer-producer Andrew Wight died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
National Geographic and James Cameron released a joint statement, ID'ing the victims in the crash.
The two were said to be filming a documentary when the helicopter crashed in eastern Australia.
Cameron said the following about the fallen filmmakers:
Mike and Andrew were like family to me. They were my deep-sea brothers and both were true explorers who did extraordinary things and went places no human being has been.
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