Joe lara, the leading actor of the television series ‘Tarzan: The Epic Adventures’, has passed away at 58 years old after the plane he was traveling in crashed in the United States, the congregation reported this Sunday. With him were six other people, including his wife, Gwen Shamblin.
Born in 1962 in San Diego (California), Joe Lara was the Tarzan of the 90s. He played this character in the series broadcast between August 1996 and May 1997, as well as the 1989 film ‘Tarzan in Manhattan’.
This film was directed by Michael Schultz and Lara shared a cast with Kim Crosby, as well as Jane Porter.
The plane crashed shortly after take off
The National Transportation Safety Board assured that the causes of the incident are still being investigated and that they will issue a report in the coming weeks. The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department reported Saturday that the small plane had left Smyrna Airport in Tennessee for Palm Beach, Florida. The plane, a Cessna 501, crashed into Percy Priest Loch shortly after take off, according to the report.
In addition to the Lara couple, the other occupants of the aircraft were Jennifer J. Martin, David L. Martin, Jessica Walters, Jonathan Walters and Brandon Hannah, the fire and rescue group said.