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Authorities said that among the seven killed when a private jet crashed near Nashville on Saturday included church diet guru Gwen Lara and her husband Joe Lara.
Rutherford County Fire Rescue said in a statement that everyone on the plane was presumed dead. In addition to Laras, the victims have all been identified as Jennifer J. Martin, David L. Martin, Jessica Walters, Jonathan Walters, and Brandon Hannah from Brentwood, Tennessee.
Joe Lara Killed In Plane Crash
The agency said the Cessna Citation 501 crashed into Percy Priest Lake east of Nashville on Saturday morning, shortly after leaving Smyrna Airport for Palm Beach, Florida. The National Transportation Safety Board was investigating the cause of the accident.
Gwen Lara founded the Remnant Fellowship Church in Brentwood in 1999 after success in the Weigh Down Workshop, described by the church as a Bible study series that helps people lose weight and quit drinking.
The Cessna C501 crashed into Percy Priest Lake near Smyrna after taking off from a nearby airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
Rutherford County Fire Rescue Captain Joshua Sanders said at a press conference that Rutherford County rescuers were still at the crash site late Saturday and are planning to work overnight. He stated that there were no survivors.
“Our efforts have turned from a rescue effort to a rescue effort.… We are no longer looking for live victims at this point,” Sanders said.
Earlier on Saturday, authorities confirmed that at least one person died in the crash and that searchers had found a wreckage site and identified parts of the plane in the lake. Sanders said the accident occurred entirely on the lake.
Authorities also did not disclose registration information of the plane going from Smyrna Rutherford County Airport to Palm Beach International Airport.
Tennessee Highway Patrol told news outlets that a witness had seen the plane enter the water near a marina.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA had on-scene inspectors
Smyrna is located about 20 miles southeast of Nashville Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir created by J. Percy Priest Dam It is a popular spot for boating and fishing.
Joe Lara Background & Family
He married Joe, a one-day actor who was born in San Diego in 2018 and grew up in Newport Beach, California. In a career spanning from the 1980s to the 2010s, the highlight was playing Tarzan in the television movie “Tarzan: The Epic Adventures”.
Before the identities of the deceased were revealed, the church partially issued a statement saying “Shamblins, Hannahs and Laras appreciate your concerns, support, and prayers.”