See 10 Famous Celebrities Who Died In A Plane Crash: NO. 9 Is A Nigerian

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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.


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