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James Horner, film score composer, reported dead after plane crash in Ventura County


The pilot killed in a single-engine plane crash yesterday morning in Northern Ventura County is being identified as film composer James Horner.

Horner composed film scores for 'Titanic', 'Apollo 13' and 'Braveheart,' among others award-winning works.

His agency says they are awaiting official confirmation that he was the pilot of the single-engine aircraft involved in the fatal accident.

The National Transportation Safety Board is handling the investigation.