John Stephenson


Age: 77

Australian football player and son of former Australian rules footballer Jack Stephenson who played with Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL) when he was recruited from the Benalla Football Club, but only played a single league game in 1958, and who survived a horrific mid-air disaster in February 1989 while he was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 811, where nine people died after being blown out of the aircraft due to the decompression that occurred when the plane's cargo door was torn off mid-flight as he was seated 11 rows behind the flight door where the fuselage was breached into the side of the plane at 22,000 feet.

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

Born: May 14, 1937

Died: October 14, 2014

Melbourne, Australia