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Plane - Notable Historical Events

Amelia EarhartJun 17, 1928

HitlerJul 3, 1939

Buddy HollyFeb 3, 1959

Ted KaczynskiNov 15, 1979

John F. Kennedy JrJul 16, 1999

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Plane - Historical Events
Date Event
1909-07-30

Wright Brothers deliver 1st military plane to the army

1911-01-18

1st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)

1912-06-07

US army tests 1st machine gun mounted on a plane

1913-04-04

The Greek aviator Emmanuel Argyropoulos becomes the first pilot victim of the Hellenic Air Force when his plane crashes.

1914-08-30

1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed

1914-12-24

German plane drops bombs on Dover England

1918-04-14

Douglas Campbell is 1st US ace pilot (shooting down 5th German plane)

1927-05-17

U.S. Army aviation pioneer, Major Harold Geiger, dies in the crash of his Airco DH.4 de Havilland plane at Olmstead Field, Pennsylvania

1927-10-28

KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Neth-Indies after 1st regular flight

1928-05-15

Mickey Mouse made his 1st ever appearance in silent film "Plane Crazy"

1928-06-17

Amelia Earhart leaves Nfld to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)

1929-09-30

1st manned rocket plane flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)

1932-09-11

Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed in a plane crash when their RWD 6 crashes into the ground during a storm.

1934-08-02

1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it

1935-07-20

Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.

1935-09-12

Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

1935-11-21

First commercial crossing of Pacific by plane (China Clipper)

1939-06-20

Test flight of 1st rocket plane using liquid propellants

1939-06-29

Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe

1939-06-30

Heinkel He 176 rocket plane flies for 1st time, at Peenemunde

1939-07-03

Ernst Heinkel demonstrates 800 kph (500 mph) rocket plane to Hitler

1939-11-01

First jet plane, Heinkel He 178, demonstrated to German Air Ministry

1940-02-16

British search plane finds German Altmark off Norway

1940-08-27

Caproni-Campini CC-2, experimental jet plane, maiden flight (Milan)

1940-11-17

Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane

1941-01-09

Maiden flight by Canada's British-built Avro Lancaster military plane

1941-10-01

D Sjostakovitch plane evacuated in Moscow

1943-05-01

German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta

1943-07-02

Lt Charles Hall becomes 1st black pilot to shoot down a Nazi plane

1944-06-05

1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure

1944-09-02

During WW II, George H W Bush ejects from a burning plane

1946-10-08

Military plane crashes at Christian HBS, 24 die

1946-12-08

Army rocket plane XS-1 makes 1st powered flight

1947-06-19

1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca

1947-09-15

First 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh

1947-10-09

First telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane

1948-02-13

Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England

1948-11-16

Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel

1949-02-26

USAF plane began 1st nonstop around-the-world flight

1950-01-19

Maiden flight by Canada's Avro Canada CF-100 military plane

1950-11-08

1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War

1951-05-29

1st North Pole flight in single engine plane-CF Blair

1953-12-12

Chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane

1954-06-04

Arthur Murray flies X-1A rocket plane to record 27,000 m

1954-07-15

1st coml jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)

1954-09-06

US plane shot down above Siberia

1954-11-07

US spy plane shot down North of Japan

1955-06-22

US air patrol plane shot down above Bering sea

1955-07-27

Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die

1955-11-18

Bell X-2 rocket plane taken up for 1st powered flight

1956-05-20

Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll

1956-07-23

Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph

1956-10-22

France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella

1957-03-17

Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

1959-02-03

"The Day the Music Died" plane crash kills musicians Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, J. P. Richardson and pilot near Clear Lake Iowa.

1960-05-01

Russia shoots down Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane over Sverdlovsk

1960-07-01

USSR shoots down US RB-47 reconnaissance plane

1960-10-10

16 California Poly football team members die in plane crash in Toledo

1960-10-24

Disaster on USSR (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin & team (165 die-unconfirmed); USSR claims killed in plane crash

1961-07-24

Beginning of a trend, a US commercial plane is hijacked to Cuba

1961-10-30

UN unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general after the death of Dag Hammarskjöld in a plane crash

1961-11-09

The X-15 rocket plane achieved a world record speed of 4,093 mph (Mach 6.04) and reached 101,600 feet (30,970 m or over 19 miles) altitude

1962-10-27

The plane of Enrico Mattei, Italian industry's most relevant figure, crashes in mysterious circumstances.

1963-08-22

The X-15 rocket plane achieves a world record altitude of 354,200 feet (107,960 m, 67 miles)

1964-03-10

US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany

1965-04-04

The first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft plane is unveiled.

1966-11-24

A Bulgarian plane with 82 people on board crashes near Bratislava, Slovakia.

1968-03-02

USAF displays Lockheed C-5A Galaxy, biggest plane in the world

1968-07-23

PLO's 1st hijacking of an El Al plane

1968-12-26

Arab terrorists in Athens fire on El Al plane, kills 1

1969-02-18

PLO-attack El-Al plane in Zurich Switzerland

1969-12-20

Peter, Paul & Mary's "Leaving on a Jet Plane" reaches #1

1970-10-02

Plane carrying Wichita State U football team crashes killing 30

1970-12-24

9 Jews are convicted in Leningrad of hijacking a plane

1971-11-25

"Dan Cooper" jumps with $200,000 out of plane over Washington

1972-10-13

Uruguay to Chile plane crashes in Andes Mountains, (passengers eat crash victims to survive, 16 of 45 rescued 2 months later)

1972-12-23

16 plane crash survivors rescued after 70d, survived by cannabalism

1973-07-23

Ozark AL plane knocked out of air by lightning, St Louis-36 die

1975-04-04

130 killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes

1976-09-10

5 Croatian terrorists capture TWA-plane at La Guardia Airport, NY

1977-10-20

Six killed in Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash in McComb, Mississippi including band members Ronnie Vanzant, Steve Gains, Cassie Gaines and Dean kilpatrick

1977-12-13

14 University of Evansville basketball players die in plane crash

1978-09-25

PSA Boeing 727 & a Cessna private plane collide by San Diego, 144 die

1979-11-15

A package from the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.

1980-06-27

Italian plane crashes into Tyrrheense Sea, kills 81

1981-07-08

PM Maurois nationalizes banks/plane/steel industry in France

1981-10-01

Iranian plane crash

1983-09-12

USSR vetoes UN resolution deploring its shooting down of Korean plane

1984-12-04

Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers.

1984-12-09

Iranian commandos end capture of Kuwaiti plane

1985-10-10

US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody

1986-08-31

Aeromexico DC-9 & small plane collide in LA, killing 82

1987-08-16

Northwest Airlines 255 plane crashes in Detroit, 156 die (1 lives)

1987-09-02

West German pilot Mathias Rust, who flew a private plane from Helsinki Finland, to Moscow's Red Square, forms trial in Russia

1988-08-17

Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.

1989-08-07

U.S. Congressman Mickey Leland (D-TX) and 15 others die in a plane crash in Ethiopia.

1990-08-29

C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, killing 13

1990-10-02

Chinese plane explodes, about 100 die

1991-03-16

7 of Reba McEntire band members are killed in a plane crash

1991-04-04

Senator John Heinz of Pennsylvania and six others are killed when a helicopter collides with their plane over an elementary school in Merion, Pennsylvania.

1991-09-11

14 die in a Continental Express commuter plane crash near Houston

1991-10-05

Military transport plane crashes at Djakarta, 133 dies

1992-04-22

Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists

1992-09-27

Military transport plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria killing 163

1992-10-04

El Al cargo plane crashes at Amsterdam Bijlmer, 43 die

1993-04-28

Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

1993-09-10

1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo plane produced

1993-12-01

Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minn, killing 18

1994-01-07

United Express commuter plane crashes in Ohio, killing 5

1994-06-09

Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)

1994-08-03

1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace (King Hussein pilot)

1994-12-13

American Eagle commuter plane crashes in NC, killing 15

1997-03-14

Iranian military plane crashes, killing 80

1997-03-18

Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die

1998-02-03

US military plane clips cable car lines in northern Italy, kills 20

1998-10-29

While en route from Adana to Ankara, a Turkish Airlines flight with a crew of 6 and 33 passengers is hijacked by a Kurdish militant who orders the pilot to fly to Switzerland. The plane instead lands in Ankara after the pilot tricked the hijacker into thinking that he was landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to refuel.

1999-07-16

John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette are killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy.

2001-09-11

Terrorists hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Pentagon causing the death of 125 people

2001-09-11

Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people onboard

2004-02-26

Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2004-10-24

10 people, including 4 family members of Rick Hendrick, are killed in a plane crash near Martinsville Speedway. The plane was owned by NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports.

2011-09-07

Plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team

2012-04-01

Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people (UTair Aviation ATR-72)

2012-04-20

Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people

2012-06-03

Plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, kills all 152 passengers and 40 people on the ground

2012-08-19

32 people are killed after a plane crash in Talodi, Sudan

2012-11-09

An Algerian C-295 military transport plane crashes near Avignon, France, killing 6 people

2012-11-30

At least 32 people are killed in a Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane crash in the Congo

2012-12-13

Japan scrambles fighter jets in response to a Chinese plane in the Senkaku Islands dispute

2012-12-25

27 people are killed after an Antonov An-72 plane crashes near Shymkent, Kazakhstan

2012-12-29

5 people are killed in a Tupolev Tu-204 plane crash in Moscow

2013-01-17

8 people are killed in a plane crash in Chiapas, Mexico

2013-02-09

5 people are killed after Cessna plane crashes on a Brussels runway

2013-02-19

12 people are killed and 11 are injured after a Yemeni Air Force plane crashes in Sana'a

2013-03-06

9 people die after a plane crashes after being ensnared in power lines in Peru

2013-10-03

13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria

2013-10-19

11 people are killed after a plane crashes in Namur, Belgium

2013-11-03

8 people are killed and 10 are injured after a turboprop plane crashes in northern Bolivia

2015-10-31

Russian passenger plane crashes in Sinai with 224 people on board

2015-11-04

South Sudan plane crash kills 15; baby among 3 survivors

2016-02-24

Plane crashes in Nepal; all 21 on board feared dead

2016-03-24

MH370 search: Mozambique debris 'almost certainly' from missing plane

2016-04-03

One dead as plane hits car on California freeway

2016-04-18

Drone hits British Airways plane approaching Heathrow Airport

2016-04-24

Pilot lands solar-powered plane after risky flight across Pacific Ocean

2016-05-20

Egypt's Sisi orders civil aviation ministry, military, to locate EgyptAir plane debris

2016-05-21

Flight data showed smoke alerts on EgyptAir plane before crash -CNN

2016-05-28

New York plane crash: WW2 aircraft in Hudson River

2016-06-03

Blue Angels, Thunderbird plane crashes leave one dead

2016-10-28

Plane With Mike Pence Aboard Skids Off La Guardia Runway

2016-10-29

FedEx plane catches fire in Fort Lauderdale

2016-10-29

Plane Preparing to Take Off at O'Hare Catches Fire

2016-11-29

Plane Carrying a Brazilian Soccer Team Crashes in Colombia

2016-12-04

Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims

2016-12-18

Indonesian C-130 Military Plane Crashes in Papua, Killing 13

2016-12-24

Carrie Fisher Hospitalized After Medical Episode on Plane

2016-12-25

Russian Military Plane With 92 Aboard Crashes Into Black Sea

2016-12-31

US plane carrying six people goes missing

2017-01-16

At Least 30 Dead After Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

2017-02-21

Five die as light plane crashes into mall in Australia

2017-04-08

US releases flight path of plane used in Syria chemical attack

2018-01-01

Costa Rica seeks cause of plane crash that killed 10 from US

2018-02-18

Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

2018-05-20

Cuba confirms 110 killed in country's deadliest plane crash since 1989

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Plane - Birthdays
Date Event
1889-04-24

[Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)

1890-01-16

Edna Disney, Plane Crazy

1891-09-26

Alfred Plane, US sharp shooter (Olympic-gold-1912, 20)

1905-11-19

Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)

1906-12-05

John Trent, Mystery Plane

1911-05-23

Dorothy Lee, Plane Crazy

1918-03-28

Robert J. Serling, The President's Plane Is Missing

1921-04-12

Peter R. Brooke, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land

1929-02-02

Betsy Gay, Mystery Plane

1935-12-11

Javier Methol, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1941-07-24

Laraine Stephens, The Thousand Plane Raid

1943-04-23

Herve Villechaize, France, "Da Plane! Da Plane!" (Fantasy Island)

1945-04-13

Gary Haynes, The President's Plane Is Missing

1947-08-13

Eduardo Strauch, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1949-12-09

Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor

1949-12-09

Nando Parrado, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1951-11-21

P.G. Maloney, Polk County Pot Plane

1953-01-17

Roberto Canessa, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1953-05-13

Gustavo Zerbino, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1953-10-13

Carlitos Paez, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1953-11-23

Bobby François, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1954-04-04

Julie Carmen, Mount Vernon NY, actress (Gloria, Last Plane Out)

1954-9-07

Lori Ellis, Snakes on a Plane

1955-06-16

Leroy Sievers, First Arab Israeli Plane Hijacking

1957-04-22

Donald Tusk, Alps Plane Crash

1960-05-07

Arnon Ohad, co-pilot (El Al) plane that crashed on Bijlmer Amsterdam

1962-01-12

Noah Michael Levine, The Eighth Plane

1962-10-20

Douglas Rask, Jay Jay the Jet Plane

1966-06-08

Julianna Margulies, Snakes on a Plane

1966-07-16

Michelle Pfeifer, The Ethereal Plane

1967-02-15

George Waud, Snakes on a Plane

1968-08-17

Craig Dobbin, Jay Jay the Jet Plane

1969-03-12

Ron Rogell, The Ethereal Plane

1970-04-15

Flex Alexander, Snakes on a Plane

1971-01-24

Maxime Brulein, Trouble on a Plane

1975-04-25

Bruce James, Snakes on a Plane

1975-07-03

Jessy Terrero, Soul Plane

1975-11-28

Sunny Mabrey, Snakes on a Plane

1976-03-06

Nadine Cusworth, Snakes on a Plane

1976-03-19

Rachel Blanchard, Snakes on a Plane

1976-06-13

Tygh Runyan, Snakes on a Plane

1976-08-26

Blake Mycoskie, Follow That Plane!

1977-03-01

Emily Holmes, Snakes on a Plane

1978-05-10

Kenan Thompson, Snakes on a Plane

1978-06-23

Chris Peterson, Car vs. Plane

1978-07-21

Francine Dee, Soul Plane

1978-12-21

Josh Siemens, Snakes on a Plane

1978-12-26

Kyle Alisharan, Snakes on a Plane

1979-06-30

Luis Martinez, Snakes on a Plane

1979-07-31

Florencia Di Concilio, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

1979-08-23

Samantha L. Morris, Snakes on a Plane

1980-9-25

Sam kalibar, The Plane That Wouldn't Talk: Birgenair Flight 301

1982-11-02

Leigh Livingstone, Chicago Plane Crash

1982-12-04

Ben Krakowsky, Snakes on a Plane

1984-06-22

Alan Maxson, Car vs. Plane

1984-12-03

Alexander J. Harper, Snakes on a Plane

1985-07-03

Aliza-Ann Miller, Car vs. Plane

1988-11-04

Carlos Matsuo, Snakes on a Plane

1993-08-12

Casey Dubois, Snakes on a Plane

1995-08-23

Rodrigo Castellanos, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

Plane - Notable Deaths

The Red BaronApr 21, 1918

Carlos GardelJun 24, 1935

Will RogersAug 15, 1935

Guy GibsonSep 19, 1944

Ramon MagsaysayMar 17, 1957

Buddy HollyFeb 3, 1959

Patsy ClineMar 5, 1963

Yuri GagarinMar 27, 1968

Rocky MarcianoAug 31, 1969

Roberto ClementeDec 31, 1972

John DenverOct 12, 1997

John F. Kennedy JrJul 16, 1999

Payne StewartOct 25, 1999

Jenni RiveraDec 9, 2012

Plane - Deaths
Date Event
1918-04-21

Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German pilot dies after his plane his shot down at 25

1931-03-31

Knute Rockne, football player/coach, dies in a plane crash at 43

1935-06-24

Carlos Gardel, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango, dies in a plane crash at 44

1935-08-15

Wiley Post, aviation pioneer, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 36

1935-08-15

Will Rogers, humorist, killed in plane crash in Alaska at 55

1942-01-16

Carole Lombard, American actress (To Be or Not to Be), dies of plane crash at 33

1943-06-01

Leslie Howard, actor (Romeo & Juliet), Nazis shot down his plane at 50

1944-09-19

Guy Gibson, British wing commander, dies in a plane crash at 26

1952-04-21

[Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing, dies at 62

1956-09-27

Milburn Apt, in X-2 rocket plane reaches 3370 kph, but, dies in crash

1957-03-17

Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines, dies in a plane crash at 49

1958-03-22

Mike Todd, US film and theatre producer and 3rd husband of Elizabeth Taylor dies in a plane crash aged 48

1959-02-03

Big Bopper, rocker, dies in plane crash at 28

1959-02-03

Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22

1959-02-03

Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17

1963-03-05

Patsy Cline, country singer (Crazy), dies in a plane crash at 30

1964-02-13

Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman (Chicago Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22

1967-11-04

June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36

1967-12-10

Carl Cunningham, rocker (Bar-kays), killed in a plane crash

1967-12-10

Jimmy King, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash

1967-12-10

Otis Redding, singer (Dock of Bay), dies in plane crash at 26

1967-12-10

Phalin Jones, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in plane crash

1967-12-10

Ron Caldwell, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash

1968-03-27

Yuri Gagarin, 1st man to orbit Earth, & Seryogin, in plane crash at 34

1969-08-31

Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a plane crash at 45

1971-05-28

Audie Murphy, American actor (Whispering Smiths), dies of plane crash at 45

1971-05-30

Audie Murphy, most decorated American WW II hero/actor (Sierra), killed in plane crash at 46

1972-12-31

Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38

1973-09-20

Jim Croce, vocalist (Time in a Bottle), dies in a plane crash at 30

1977-03-27

Eve Meyer, X actress (Immoral Mr Teas), dies in a plane crash at 46

1977-10-20

Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28

1977-10-20

Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 29

1979-07-05

Sayre Dearing, Mystery Plane

1979-08-02

Thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32

1981-07-31

Gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash

1984-12-18

Edna Disney, Plane Crazy

1985-08-25

Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13

1986-05-24

Stephen D Thorne, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, dies in a plane crash at 33

1987-03-23

Dean Paul Martin, musician/tennis pro, killed in plane crash at 29

1988-08-15

Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash

1988-08-17

Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in plane crash at 64

1989-06-17

Stanley David Griggs, astronaut (STS 51-D), dies plane crash at 59

1989-08-07

Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia

1991-03-16

7 members of Reba McIntire's band, killed in a plane crash

1991-04-04

John Heinz, (Sen-R-Pa), dies in a plane crash, dies at 52

1991-04-05

John Tower, (Sen-R-Tx), dies in a plane crash at 65

1993-04-01

Alan Kulwicki, stock car racer, dies in plane crash at 38

1993-04-19

George Mickelson, Gov of SD, & 7 others, die in a plane crash

1993-07-13

Davey Allisson, race car drive, dies in a plane crash at 32

1996-06-20

Hellevi Rombin Schine, Miss Universe (1955), dies in plane crash at 64

1997-10-12

John Denver, American country music star (Country Boy), dies in a plane crash at 53

1999-04-14

Peter R. Brooke, Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land

1999-06-24

Dorothy Lee, Plane Crazy

1999-07-16

John F. Kennedy Jr., American publisher (George) and lawyer, dies in a plane crash at 38

1999-10-25

Payne Stewart, American golfer, dies in a plane crash at 42

2001-01-09

Douglas Rask, Jay Jay the Jet Plane

2008-08-15

Leroy Sievers, First Arab Israeli Plane Hijacking

2010-05-06

Robert J. Serling, The President's Plane Is Missing

2012-12-09

Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 43

2015-06-04

Javier Methol, Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains

2016-03-20

Roger Agnelli, Brazilian banker who became Vale CEO, dies in plane crash aged 56

2016-08-31

Ice Road Truckers star Darrell Ward dies in plane crash aged 52

2017-01-14

Guitarist Tommy Allsup, who escaped death in Buddy Holly plane crash, dies aged 85

2017-11-08

Former MLB Star Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash at Age 40


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