Joe Lara and his wife, Gwen Shamblin Lara
A tragic plane crash has claimed the life of US actor, Joe Lara, best known for starring in the American TV series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures, alongside six other passengers in the state of Tennessee.
Their Cessna C501 plane plunged into Percy Priest Lake near the town of Smyrna shortly after taking off from Smyrna Rutherford Country Airport around 11 a.m. on Saturday near Nashville, according to local media.
The actor’s wife, Gwen Shamblin Lara, an author and diet guru, was also among the dead.
The National Transportation Safety Board said no passengers were presumed to have survived and that an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the accident.