Muath al-Kasasbeh
 


 

Age: 26



Summary: Jordanian fighter pilot who was reportedly burned alive while trapped inside a cage by his captors in a horrific video released by Islamic State extremists during an execution that drew international condemnation and a vow from U.S. President Barack Obama to redouble efforts to destroy the terrorist group after IS members had recently conducted negotiations with the Jordanian government, claiming it would spare al-Kasabeh's life and free Japanese journalist Kenji Goto in exchange for convicted failed suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi.





Cause of Death: Burned to death in a terrorist attack



Born: May 29, 1988


 
Died: January 3, 2015



Location:
Raqqa, Syria