Sanctum Writer-Producer Killed in Helicopter Crash
Wight’s 2011 triller Sanctum was his second attempt to bring to life to his own near-death experience while caving under the Nullarbor Plains in 1988. His first attempt being the 1989 documentary Nullarbor Dreaming.
His passenger, Mike deGruy, was a former marine zoologist and experienced diver who was known for his underwater cinematography.
The pair were believed to have been working together on a documentary about Papua New Guinea.