Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier



Description of the EventJean-François Pilâtre de Rozier was the first known fatality in an air crash when his Rozière balloon crashed on 15 June 1785 while he and Pierre Romain were attempting to cross the English Channel.
FieldAviation
WIkipedia Pagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois_Pil%C3%A2tre_de_Rozier
Year of Birth1754
Year of Death1785
NationalityFrench
OccupationChemist
OccupationPhysician
Born InFrance
Age of Death31