Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Caused This Plane Crash?

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A plane was destroyed during the shoot of the latest film of Tom Cruise, this crash killed two people and critically injured one here, according to the country’s aviation authority and production banner Universal Pictures.

The crew members had just wrapped up work on the new film Mena, Universal Pictures said in a statement.

Colombia’s Civil Aviation Authority confirmed the crash and two deaths. Pilot Alan D Purwin was one of the people killed, said Jack Snyder, an executive at Helinet Aviation, who owns the plane.

Mr Purwin has provided Hollywood movies and TV series with extensive aerial footage, as a pilot carrying camera teams since working on the production of Airwolf in 1984. He also featured in movies such as Jurassic World, Zero Dark Thirty and Indecent Proposal.

Mr Purwin’s twin engine propeller plane crashed in the town of San Pedro de los Milargros in the region of Antioquia, the aviation authority said. The plane was on its way from the city of Medellin, according to a post on the aviation authority’s Twitter account.

As per reports, Tom was not on the plane. “On behalf of the production, our hearts and prayers go out to the crew members and their families at this difficult time,” read the statement from Universal Pictures.