Indiana Jones star Christian Oliver died in an aircraft accident on Thursday, along with his daughters. The crash occurred near an island in the east of the Caribbean Sea, and the plane was going towards St. Lucia, according to the statement of the St. Vincent Police.
Along with Christian Oliver, his daughters, namely, 10-year-old Madita Klepser and 12-year-old Annik Klepser, were also victims of the crash, as identified by the police. Reportedly, the pilot of the plane, Robert Sachs, also died in the accident. However, the reason for the crash is still unknown.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines police force said in a statement to the media that the plane started to face technical difficulties soon after takeoff. They said, “Fishermen and divers from Paget Farm went to the scene of the incident in their boats to render assistance.” Reportedly, the bodies of all four victims have been identified and recovered. As per some local reports, the pilot of the plane contacted the tower after takeoff to inform them that they would be returning as the plane was having problems. Unfortunately, that was the last transmission from that aircraft.
The 51-year-old actor was born in Germany and featured in many movies and TV shows, like the action comedy Speed Racer in 2008 and a film on the Second World War in 2006 called Good German. He also appeared in Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny. He gave his voice to the last part of the Indiana Jones series for actor Harrison Ford. Oliver also appeared in the second season of Saved by the Bell: The New Class in the 1990s and played the role of a student called Brian Keller. He was also a part of the Cobra 11 TV series.