Glen de Vries, who flew to space with William Shatner, killed in plane crash

Glen de Vries, one of the passengers who accompanied the “Star Trek” legend William Shatner on a Blue Origin spaceflight last month, was killed in a plane crash in New Jersey on Thursday (Nov. 11).

According to a report from Patch, de Vries, who was 49 years old, and one other passenger died when their single-engine, fixed-wing aircraft — a Cessna 172 Skyhawk — crashed into a wooded area near Kemah Lake in Sussex County. Also on board the plane was 54-year-old Thomas Fisher of Hopatcong, New Jersey. 



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