Popular TV series and movie ‘Tarzan’ actor Joe Lara, 56, and his wife Gwen Lara were killed in a plane crash.
The accident happened at 11 a.m. local time on Saturday at a lake in Nashville, Tennessee. A total of 8 people including two of them died in it.
The UK-based media outlet Independent confirmed the information.
Rescue crews Rutherford County Fire and Rescue (RCFR) said the small jet crashed shortly after takeoff from Smyrna Airport in Tennessee. It fell into Percy Priest Lake, 19 kilometers south of Nashville. There were a total of seven passengers on board. Rescue work started in the lake soon after the accident.
The RCFR further said that no one survived. Attempts are underway to rescue the bodies.
Joe Lara gained popularity by working on the film and series ‘Tarzan’. He starred in the 1969 TV movie Tarzan in Manhattan.
He then starred in the TV series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures. It was broadcast from 1997 to 1998.