No one survived the wreck!
This is the news headline that flashed on our mobiles on 27th January morning. How difficult it was for the people sitting in the helicopter. People that comprised of the greatest NBA Basket Baller of all time, Kobe Bryant and his daughter. Shock waves travelled throughout the globe; one can figure out the intensity of the accident.
However, this accident has produced a flashback of bad memories as well. This made us realise that Mamba, his daughter and the rest of the people in the helicopter were not the only ones who went through this trauma. There were more families that suffered the agony that followed after an accident of this scale.
Following the same, here is a list of celebrities who died in air tragedies.
Emiliano Sala, 2019
With the dreams to play in the best football league in the world, the Premier League, Sala signed up with Cardiff City in the 2019-20 season with a record contract fee. However, as things shaped out, before making his first-ever PL appearance against the Gunnars in January; he became a victim of an aircraft crash. The aircraft went missing since January 21, 2019, and was presumed to be dead. After weeks of search, his body was eventually recovered from the wreckage.
Troy Gentry, 2017
50-year-old Troy Gentry was killed in an emergency landing of a helicopter in New Jersey. The
One half of the country music group Montgomery Gentry, 50-year-old Troy Gentry, was killed in New Jersey during an emergency helicopter landing. The National Transportation Safety Board later told that due to the pilot’s error, an “uncontrolled descent”, led to the death of Troy Gentry and his pilot James Robinson.
After an early production in the Bahamas, the 22-year-old R&B singer and her crew decided to head home after finishing production. Nine people boarded a twin-engine Cessna 402B at the Marsh Harbour Airport and were heading for the Opa-lock Airport, Florida. Shortly after taking off, the plane nose-dived exploded, 200 feet away from the end of the runway.
It was later reported that the weight of the plane was 700 pounds, which was over-weight.
John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, 1999
The son of President John F. Kennedy, his new wifeー Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and her sister, Laurenー died in a private plane crash near Martha’s Vineyard. Kennedy Jr. was leading the group to the wedding of Rory Kennedy.
It was later reported that the probable cause of the crash was pilot error. Moreover, it was probable that Kennedy Jr. might have become disoriented while flying over water at night.
John Denver, 1997
The famous pop singer died when his plane ploughed into California’s Monterey Bay. The reports revealed that low fuel, a hard-to-handle to switch gas tanks and modifications Denver made to his plane were the chief reasons of the plane crash,