Laborious-charging aviation legend Chuck Yeager, who in 1947 turned the primary individual to fly quicker than the velocity of sound in stage flight, died on December 7. Yeager was 97.
Yeager’s loss of life was introduced by his spouse Victoria by way of Yeager’s verified Twitter account:
Fr @VictoriaYeage11 It’s w/ profound sorrow, I need to inform you that my life love Normal Chuck Yeager handed simply earlier than 9pm ET. An unimaginable life nicely lived, America’s best Pilot, & a legacy of energy, journey, & patriotism can be remembered eternally.
— Chuck Yeager (@GenChuckYeager) December 8, 2020
No info on the reason for Yeager’s loss of life was launched.
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