John Denver

Date: October 12, 1997
Location: Monterey Bay, near Pacific Grove, California
Aircraft: Rutan Long EZ (experimental aircraft)
Reg: N555JD
Airline: N/A
Flight No: N/A
Fatalities: 1 : 1

The motor from John Denver's plane is recovered from the Pacific Ocean under 40 feet of water off  Pacific Grove, California.  Denver lost control of the plane from a height of 500 ft. after reaching around to switch fuel tanks.