James Horner, famed film composer who won an Oscar for his work on James Cameron’s Titanic, has been found dead after his single-engine plane crashed in Southern California.
The plane was registered to Horner, who was piloting the place when it crashed and was missing for several hours. There are still conflicting reports about who was piloting the plane and his exact whereabouts, but it is presumed that the pilot was the composer and he is feared dead at 61.
James Horner frequently worked with James Cameron, scoring Titanic, Aliens, and Avatar, and winning the Academy Award for Titanic in 1998. Horner also worked on such films as Braveheart, Troy, Glory, Field of Dreams, The Rocketeer, and Legends of The Fall among many, many more.
James Horner was allegedly an avid aviator who owned several small planes, according to a report in The Daily Mail.