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Sunday 12th of October 1997

23 years ago

Singer-songwriter John Denver born as Henry John Deutschendorf crashes with his experimental Rutan Long-EZ plane while making a series of touch-and-go landings at the nearby Monterey Peninsula Airport at the age of 54 in Monterey Bay, Pacific Grove, California, United States.

Denver was not legally permitted to fly at the time of the accident because had a number of drunk driving arrests in the previous years.