Top 10 Famous People Who Died In An Airplane Crash

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Top 10 Famous People Who Died In An Airplane Crash

Though travel by air remains, statistically, the safest mode of transportation, that's not to say it hasn't proven to be a deadly form of travel from time to time. Normally we just note such tragedies and move on but, when the victim is a well-known politician, entertainer, or sports figure, we tend to take notice, thereby bestowing upon the victim a special aura reserved for only a few.

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10. Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP "The Big Bopper" Richardson (February 3, 1959)
9. Knute Rockne (March 31, 1931)
8. Will Rogers and Wiley Post (August 15, 1935)
7. Patsy Cline, Hawkshaw Hawkins, & Cowboy Copas (March 5, 1963)
6. Audie Murphy (May 28, 1971)
5. Glenn Miller (December 15, 1944)
4. John F. Kennedy Jr. (July 16, 1999)
3. John Denver (October 27, 1997)
2. Carole Lombard (January 16, 1942)
1. Rocky Marciano (August 31, 1969)

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