Plane Registered to 'Titanic' Composer James Horner Crashes, Killing Pilot

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Composer James Horner at the "Titanic 3D" premiere at Royal Albert Hall in London on March 27, 2012.

The crash occured Monday outside of Santa Barbara and is currently being investigated.

A plane, believed to have been registered to film composer James Horner, crashed Monday in a remote area 60 miles north of Santa Barbara, killing the pilot, CBS 2 reports

The crash took place near the community of Ventucopa, off Route 33 between Ventura and Kern counties, with Santa Barbara County Fire receiving an emergency call at 9:30 a.m.

Firefighters found debris in the field and no survivors. The crash had ignited a one-acre brush fire.

The pilot has not been identified, and it is not currently known if Horner was flying it. The cause of the crash is unclear, with the situation still under investigation. 

Horner has earned two Oscars, one for best original dramatic score for Titanic and one for best original song for "My Heart Will Go On." He also composed the scores for Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind and Avatar, among many others. 

Horner's rep did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.