In the shooting of Tom Crusie movie Mena, small aircraft was crashed two pilots were dead, one from Los Angeles and one more guy. The pair died when they went into the mountains of San Pedro de Los Milagros which is located in the northwestern part of Antioquia province. The two pilots are David Purwin and Colombian Carlos Berl. In this crash, one more person was injured and was immediately rushed to the hospital in the city Medellin.
This pilot was same as trained pilot of Cruise, Piper Aerostar-600, with tail number N164HH which is found in the photograph. From the reports, “Alan’s enduring passion for film and flying has created aerial footage loved by millions around the world.”
Tom was not present when the plane is crashed. The third person American Jimmy Lee Garland is in intensive care. This happened due to the bad weather.
The statement from Universal Pictures.”On behalf of the production, our hearts and prayers go out to the crew members and their families at this difficult time.”
From the reports, “An aircraft carrying crew members crashed while returning to Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport in Medellin following production wrap on the film ‘Mena’ resulting in two fatalities, Further details are not available at this time. ”
“Garland, the sole survivor, is a flight instructor and manager of a regional airport in Georgia’s Cherokee County, near Atlanta.”