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Famous Americans Who Died In Plane Crashes

Can you name these celebrities who died in plane crashes with the given information?
People who "disappeared" while in plane are considered a death.
Last updated: January 27, 2019
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Where
When
Person
Occupation
Pacific Ocean
July 2, 1937
Amelia Earhart
Aviator
English Channel
December 15, 1944
Glenn Miller
Bandleader
Mason City, Iowa
February 3, 1959
Buddy Holly
Musician
Ritchie Valens
Musician
Jape Richardson
Musician
Lake Monona, Wisconsin
December 9, 1967
Otis Redding
Musician
Gillsburg, Mississippi
October 20, 1977
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Rock Band
De Kalb, Texas
December 26, 1985
Ricky Nelson
Musician
Monterey Bay, California
October 12, 1997
John Denver
Musician
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
July 16, 1999
John F. Kennedy Jr.
Lawyer
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level 56
Jan 27, 2019
Since it is kind of hard to determine who is "famous." If you have any suggestions on who I should add or remove, feel free to do so.
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level 64
Jan 27, 2019
Don't know if Aaliyah would be considered 'famous' enough for your list. At least she's been talked about a lot recently with all the R.Kellys child-molesting out yet again...?
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level 56
Jan 27, 2019
Yeah... I don't think I'll include her since I don't think she is that well-known enough
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level 38
Jan 27, 2019
Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens, died in that plane crash on FEBRUARY 3rd, 1959, not Jan. 3rd, along with Jape Richardson(The Big Bopper).
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level 56
Jan 27, 2019
I have fixed the date and I have added Richardson and Rick Nelson
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level 38
Jan 28, 2019
Thanks!!
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level 38
Jan 27, 2019
Should have also included Rick Nelson!