List of celebrities who survived plane crashes, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people frequently fly in airplanes to travel across the country. A few celebrities have even survived plane crashes. Some of these celebrities were passengers, while others were actually flying the plane when it crashed. Two musicians on this list were the only survivors of a plane crash that killed four people.
Who is the most famous person who has survived a plane crash? Sandra Bullock tops our list. In 2000, the Gravity actress was involved in a plane crash in which her aircraft skidded off the runway. No one was hurt in the accident. In 1999, Harrison Ford was forced to make an emergency landing while flying a helicopter. In 2008, Travis Barker and Adam Goldstein, who were touring together for their project TRV$DJAM, survived a horrific plane crash that left four people dead.Do you think that surviving a plane crash changed these celebrities? Have you ever been in a plane crash? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
On March 5 2015, Harrison Ford was hospitalized when a vintage fighter plane he was piloting crashed into a golf course in Venice, CA (just outside of Los Angeles). He was transported to a local hospital with gashes to his head and body but survived the crash.
Witnesses say that he saved several lives by landing on the golf course and avoiding nearby suburban developed areas.Source: NBC News
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Profession: Pilot, Film Producer, Carpenter, Actor
Credits: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner
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In 2014, Bono narrowly escaped death after a mid-air accident caused the rear door of his private plane to be torn off. The U2 singer was traveling from Dublin to Berlin with four friends when the tailgate at the rear of the plane detached about an hour into the flight. The aircraft was able to make its decent into the Berlin airport before anyone was hurt.Source: The Independent
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist, Songwriter, + more
Credits: Batman Forever, Moulin Rouge!, Click, Brüno
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In 2000, Gravity actress Sandra Bullock was involved in a plane crash in which her aircraft skidded off the runway. No one was hurt in the accident.
Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side
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Barack Obama was involved in a plane crash when he was campaigning to be president in 2008. His plane collided with another plane on the ground at Midway airport in Chicago.
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Profession: Politician, Author, Law professor, Writer, Lawyer
Credits: By The People: The Election of Barack Obama, 60 Minutes, Mistaken for Strangers, Senator Obama Goes to Africa
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