Posted 15 June 2014 - 11:15 AM
The surprising story of 2 TV chopper pilots who followed the OJ chase 20 years ago
As Angelenos recall the O.J. Simpson case 20 years later, one story has never been told, until now: how the rivalry between TV news helicopter pilots Bob Tur and Dirk Vahle became friendship.
Tur, flying for CBS, was first on the scene for O.J.'s slow speed chase on June 17, 1994. Vahle, with NBC, was not far behind. The video from their choppers filled millions of TV screens across America.
Tur and Vahle, the best in their field, hated each other ... until about a year ago, when they met through a mutual friend and discovered they had one other thing in common.
Each is transgender: Dirk Vahle is now Dana Vahle, and Bob Tur is now Zoey Tur (she has been telling her story on Off-Ramp
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Edited by Nonny, 15 June 2014 - 11:17 AM.
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