September 14, 2015 - On Friday, a well-known
Hollywood stunt helicopter pilot, Alan Purwin
was killed in a plane crash in Colombia, South America
while on a movie shoot for an upcoming movie
called Mena starring Tom Cruise.
Onboard the twin engine Piper Aerostar (N164HH)
were the pilot, Jimmy Lee Garland, Carlos Berl
and Purwin who were passengers. The aircraft had
departed Santa Fe de Antioquia Airport for the
10 minute flight to
Enrique Olaya Herrera
Airport in Medellín.
It was reported the aircraft crashed about 5:30
PM as a result of bad weather. At this time the
only survivor of the crash is Jimmy Lee Garland
who was taken to a local hospital and is in