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Famous People who Died in Air Accidents

Name these celebrities who died in aircraft accidents, whether they be airplane or helicopter.
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Last updated: September 24, 2020
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First through the Northwest Passage and South Pole
Roald Amundsen
1937
The first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
Amelia Earhart
1944
Big-band trombonist and bandleader in the swing era
Glenn Miller
1959
The Day the Music Died
Buddy Holly
1959
Ritchie Valens
1959
The Big Bopper
1963
One of the first country singers to succeed in pop ("Crazy")
Patsy Cline
1967
Died before "Dock of the Bay" could be released
Otis Redding
1968
The first human to journey into outer space
Yuri Gagarin
1969
Held the world heavyweight boxing title from 1952 to 1956
Rocky Marciano
1973
American folk and rock singer-songwriter of "Time in a Bottle"
Jim Croce
1990
3-named Texan blues guitarist of the band Double Trouble
Stevie Ray Vaughan
1997
"Take Me Home, Country Roads"
John Denver
1999
Golfer who won eleven PGA Tour events
Payne Stewart
1999
Founded George magazine and was son of a president
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
2001
Known as the "Queen of Urban Pop"
Aaliyah
2015
Wrote acclaimed scores, like "Alien," ''Titanic," and "Avatar"
James Horner
2020
Lakers shooting guard
Kobe Bryant
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Sep 24, 2020
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Sep 24, 2020
Well the first three or four were really big names - particularly the first. After that they seem to become progressively less significant.
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Sep 25, 2020
Roberto Clemente