A Christian diet guru, her husband and five other people are presumed dead after their small plane crashed into a Tennessee lake on Saturday, authorities said.
The Cessna C501 slammed into Percy Priest Lake outside Nashville at around 11 a.m., officials said, according to News Channel 5 Nashville.
The aircraft belonged to 66-year-old Gwen Shamblin Lara, founder of the controversial Remnant Fellowship Church and author of “The Weigh Down Workshop,” and her husband Joe Lara.
The Brentwood-based couple had registered the plane through their company, JL&GL Productions LP, the report said.
The other passengers were identified by authorities as: Jennifer J. Martin, David L. Martin, Jessica Walters, Jonathan Walters and Brandon Hannah. All were reportedly members of Lara’s church.
Investigators said in a late-night briefing that all of the passengers were believed to have perished, the outlet reported.
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