Christian diet guru Gwen Shambin Lara, 6 others in plane crash, all presumed dead: reports – Fox News
All seven people aboard a small plane that went down Saturday morning in Percy Priest Lake near Nashville, Tennessee, are presumed dead, according to reports.
Occupants of the aircraft included Christian diet guru Gwen Shambin Lara as well as her husband Joe Lara and other members of the Remnant Fellowship of Brentwood, Tennessee, WKRN-TV of Nashville reported.
The Cessna C501 aircraft crashed into the lake around 11 a.m., after departing from Smyrna Rutherford County Airport in Smyrna, FOX 17 of Nashville reported.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that seven people were aboard the plane and Rutherford County officials confirmed that at least one person had died. The identities of the occupants were not disclosed by authorities.
But Lara’s daughter, Elizabeth Hannah, issued a text to members of the Remnant Fellowship, asking for prayers and saying the aircraft “had to go down for a controlled, quick landing,” WTVF-TV of Nashville reported.
Hannah identified those on the plane as her parents, her husband Brandon, and Remnant leaders David and Jennifer Martin, and Jonathan and Jessica Walters.