A small Cessna C501 plane crashed into a lake in northern Tennessee.
American actor Joseph Lara, who played the main role in the television series “Tarzan: The Epic Adventures” (1996-2000), died in a plane crash in Tennessee. This is reported in a statement published on the website of the Rutherford County Administration.
A small Cessna C501 plane crashed into a lake in the north of the state on Saturday, killing seven people. According to the authorities, among them was Lara, as well as his wife Gwen Shamblin. She was a nutritionist.
Lara also starred in the TV series Baywatch (1989-2001) and Conan (1997-1998).
The plane was flying from Tennessee to Florida. It fell shortly after takeoff, for what reason, is not yet specified. An investigation has been launched into the incident.