A plane used for crew tragically crashed while on set for Tom Cruise’s upcoming drug war flick, ‘Mena.’and Two crew members tragically lost their lives after the plane reportedly came down in bad weather.
Tom Cruise was not involved in plane crash that killed crew members near Bogota.The two people killed were identified as American film pilot Alan David Purwin and Colombian Carlos Berl. Another American pilot, Jimmy Lee Garland, has been severely injured and hospitalized in Medellin.
Mena movie follows the life of Barry Seal, a drug smuggler for the Medellín Cartel who later turned informant for the DEA in operations targeting the Sandinista government of Nicaragua. The film went into production on May 25 in Georgia, with Cruise heading to Colombia in late August.