Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents
2020s


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Date/Time Name / Group Age Notability Location Aircraft Details Notes
Jan 26, 2020
0947
Kobe Bryant
41 NBA basketball star Calabasas, California Sikorsky S-76B
N72EX
The helicopter crashed in hilly terrain. Nine killed. Spacial disorientation after entering cloud.  
Apr 23, 2021 Bill Whittington
71 Retired race car driver Winslow, Arizona Swearingen SA-226-T
Merlin
N59EZ
Impacted terrain under unknown conditions. Two killed.  
Nov 5, 2021 Marilia Mendonca
26 Brazilian singing star Piedade de Caratinga, Brazil Beechcraft King Air
C90B PT-ONJ
Died while flying in an air taxi on the way to a concert. The aircraft hit power lines while attempting to land. Five killed.  







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