Sonia Puopolo

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: retired professional ballet dancer and wife of prominent School of Medicine's Board of Visitor senior member and vice chairman Dominic J. Puopolo who was one of the passengers aboard on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 that crashed into the World Trade Center while she was on her way to attend the Latin Grammy Award, which was moved from Miami to Los Angeles a month earlier amid controversy over a planned demonstration by Cuban exile activists.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: August 9, 1943

 

Died: September 11, 2001

 

Location: New York City, New York