Jessica Dubroff

Child Pilot Trainee
Born May 5, 1988

Jessica Whitney Dubroff was a seven-year-old pilot trainee who died attempting to become the youngest person to fly an airplane across the United States. Twenty-four hours into her quest, her Cessna 177B Cardinal single engine propeller aircraft, flown by her flight instructor, crashed after takeoff from Cheyenne Regional Airport in Cheyenne, Wyoming, killing all on board: Dubroff, her father, and her flight instructor.… Read More

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1988 Birth Born on May 5, 1988.
1996 8 Years Old Died on April 11, 1996.
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