With the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant, let’s have a look at 10 other famous celebrities, who died in an air crash.
1. Aaliyah: Aged 22, American singer and model Aaliyah died in 2001.
2. Buddy Holly: Born in Texas, USA, singer and songwriter Buddy Holly died in 1959, aged 23.
3. James Horner: Musician and composer Horner died at the age of 65.
4. John F. Kennedy Jr: Son of former American President John F. Kennedy, he died in 1999, aged 39.
5. Patsy Cline: Country singer born in Virginia, USA, Cline died in 1963.
6. Jim Croce: US-born singer Jim Croce died at age 30.
7. Otis Redding: Born in Dawson, singer Otis Redding died in the year 1967 at the age of 26.
8. Rocky Marciano: Former World Boxing Champion Marciano died in 1969, aged 46.
9. Bimbo Odukoya: Nigerian pastor and televangelist Bimbo Odukoya died on December 11, 2005.
10. Emiliano Sala: While travelling to his new club Cardiff City, Sala was confirmed dead after he was declared missing for several days. He was aged 28.