Vesna Vulovic


Age: 66

Serbian stewardess who miraculously survived a plunge from 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) after her plane exploded in mid-air in 1972 while she was working as a Yugoslav Airlines flight attendant on January 26, 1972 when the Douglas DC-9 airliner she was aboard blew up high above the snowy mountain ranges of Czechoslovakia (all 27 other passengers and crew aboard perished), who entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1985 for "the highest fall survived without a parachute" and it was suspected that a bomb was planted inside the jet during a scheduled stopover in Copenhagen, Denmark, but no arrests were ever made.

Cause of Death: Heart ailment

Born: January 3, 1950

Died: December 24, 2016

Belgrade, Serbia