Jerrie Mock

 

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: Ohio housewife and pilot who in 1964 became the first female pilot to fly solo around the world when she flew her single-engine Cessna 180 Spirit of Columbus 23,000 miles in 29-plus days before landing in Ohio's capital city on April 17, 1964.

 

 

Cause of Death: In her sleep

 

Born: November 22, 1925

 

Died: September 30, 2014

 

Location: Quincy, Florida