Cruise was not on the aircraft at the time of the crash, an official with the Colombian aviation agency confirmed.
The spokesperson said two American pilots and a Colombian were on the plane, but authorities were still trying to identify which of the two people died. The official said the twin-engine Aerostar ran into bad weather late Friday afternoon after taking off from a small colonial town near Medellin. h/t thr
Cruise, a trained pilot, arrived last month in Colombia to film a movie called Mena, about a pilot who worked for the late cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.