Soundarya: She was killed when the aircraft carrying them to Andhra Pradesh to campaign for the BJP crashed minutes after it took off from Jakkur airfield near Bangalore in 2004. Soundarya's producer-brother Amarnath, who accompanied her also died in the crash. Eyewitnesses said seconds after the single-engine four-seater Cessna 180 cleared the runway and attained a height of 100 ft, it banked to the left and crashed into the campus of the University of Agricultural Sciences. The aircraft burst into flames and the bodies were charred beyond recognition. Soundary was 7 months pregnant when she died
Hansie Cronje: Former South Africa cricket captain Hansie Cronje was killed in a plane crash on June 1, 2002 in the country's Western Cape province. The plane, carrying three passengers, crashed outside the city of George, about 500 kilometres east of Cape Town. The crash happened because the pilots lost visibility in clouds. Pic/AFP
Rocky Marciano: On August 31, 1969 Rocky Marciano died when the small plane he was traveling in crashed in Iowa, a day before this 46th birthday. Pic/AFP
Sanjay Gandhi: Sanjay Gandhi was instantly killed in a plane crash in New Delhi on June 23, 1980 due to head injuries. He was flying a new aircraft of the Delhi Flying club, and, while performing an aerobatic manoeuvre over his office, lost control and crashed. Pic/AFP
John Kennedy Jr: On July 16, 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr. died when the airplane he was piloting crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. The plane also carried his wife, Carolyn Bessette, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette. Kennedy had purchased his plane three months before his death. Pic/AFP
Homi Bhabha: Homi Bhabha was killed after an Air India Boeing 707 crashed near the summit of Mont Blanc in the Alps. All 106 passengers and 11 crew were killed on the aircraft as it prepared to land at Geneva airport in Switzerland. Pic/AFP
On Soundarya's 14th death anniversary, here is a look at all famous celebrities who met a tragic end in a plane crash just like the south Indian actress, who was the female lead opposite Amitabh Bachchan in the 1999 Hindi film Sooryavansham
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