Chuck Yeager, 1st pilot to break the sound barrier, is dead at 97


Chuck Yeager, the U.S. Air Force Pilot who became the first person to break the sound barrier, died  Monday (Dec. 7) at the age of 97.

Yeager’s wife, Victoria, shared the news on Twitter, writing: “It is w/ profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before 9pm ET.  An incredible life well lived, America’s greatest Pilot, & a legacy of strength, adventure, & patriotism will be remembered forever.”



Latest articles

Vizio Elevate Review: A Rotating Soundbar

I watch so many movies and shows when testing TVs, soundbars, and various other home theater toys that I begin to get...

Olivia Rodrigo and The Kid Laroi Duel For U.K. Chart Title

After the first 48 hours in the chart week, the strongest debut belongs to TikTok star Nathan Evans with his sea shanty debut...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The latest: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is stepping up efforts to track coronavirus mutations and keep...

Related articles

Leave a reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here