Athletes, teams who have died in plane crashes

Updated: October 11, 2006, 9:53 PM ET
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• Jan. 27, 2001 -- Oklahoma State basketball players Dan Lawson and Nate Fleming, and six team staffers and broadcasters, in Byers, Colo. • Feb. 14, 2000 -- Tony Bettenhausen, Jr., race car driver/owner, near Lexington, Ky.
• Oct. 25, 1999 -- Payne Stewart, winner of the 1989 PGA Championship and a two-time U.S. Open winner, two miles west of Mina, S.D.
• May 11, 1996 -- Rodney Culver, San Diego Chargers running back, in Florida Everglades.
• April 18, 1996 -- Brook Berringer, Nebraska quarterback, two days before the NFL draft, when the small plane he was piloting crashed in Raymond, Neb.
• July 13, 1993 -- Davey Allison, NASCAR driver, the day after a helicopter he was piloting crashed on the infield at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala.
• April 28, 1993 -- 18 players and five team officials of Zambia's national soccer team in Libreville, Gabon.
• April 1, 1993 -- Alan Kulwicki, NASCAR's 1992 champion, in Blountville, Tenn.
• July 19, 1989 -- Jay Ramsdell, CBA Commissioner, in Sioux City, Iowa.
• Sept. 30, 1988 -- Al Holbert, six-time IMSA champion, near Columbus Ohio.
• Dec. 8, 1987 -- 17 players of the Alianza Peruvian first-division soccer team in Lima, Peru.
• Aug. 16, 1987 -- Nick Vanos, Phoenix Suns center, in Romulus, Mich.
• Nov. 25, 1985 -- Six members of the Iowa State women's cross country team in Des Moines, Iowa.
• Dec. 12, 1983 -- Rex Dockery, Memphis State football coach, with offensive coordinator Chris Faros and defensive back Charles Greenhill, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
• March 14, 1980 -- 14 members of the U.S. amateur boxing team in Warsaw, Poland.
• Jan. 11, 1980 -- Bo Rein, LSU football coach, in the Atlantic Ocean.
• Aug. 2, 1979 -- Thurman Munson, New York Yankees catcher, in Canton, Ohio.
• Dec. 13, 1977 -- 14 University of Evansville basketball players and coach Bobby Watson in Evansville, Ind.
• Nov. 29, 1975 -- Graham Hill, race car driver, Hertfordshire, England
• June 24, 1975 -- Wendell Ladner, New York Nets forward, in New York.
• Dec. 31, 1972 -- Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh Pirate outfielder, from San Juan, Puerto Rico en route to Nicaragua to aid earthquake victims.
• Oct. 11, 1972 -- 30 members of a Uruguayan rugby club, in Chile.
• Nov. 14, 1970 -- 36 Marshall University football players, in Huntington, W.Va.
• Oct. 2, 1970 -- 14 Wichita State football players, in Colorado.
• Sept. 26, 1969 -- 25 members of Bolivian soccer team "The Strongest", in the Andes.
• Aug. 31, 1969 -- Rocky Marciano, heavyweight boxing champion, Newton, Iowa
• April 28, 1968 -- Six members of the Lamar Tech track team, in Beaumont, Texas.
• July 24, 1966 -- Tony Lema, 1964 British Open champion, in Munster, Ind.
• Feb. 15, 1964 -- Ken Hubbs, 22, Chicago Cub second baseman, in Utah.
• April 12, 1962 -- Ron Flockhart, Scottish racing driver, in Melbourne.
• March 1, 1962 -- Johnny Dieckman, world fly-casting champion, in Chicago.
• April 3, 1961 -- Green Cross, a first-division Chilean soccer team, in the Las Lastimas Mountains.
• Feb. 16, 1961 -- 18 members of the U.S. figure skating team, in Belgium.
• Oct. 10, 1960 -- 16 members of the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo football team, in Toledo, Ohio.
• April 29, 1959 -- Joaquin Blume, Spain's European gymnastics champion, in Madrid.
• Oct. 30, 1958 -- Philip Scrutton, British Walker Cup golfer.
• Aug. 14, 1958 -- Six members of the Egyptian fencing team, in the Atlantic Ocean.
• Feb. 6, 1958 -- Eight members of the English soccer champion Manchester United, in Munich.
• Nov. 27, 1956 -- Charlie Peete, St. Louis Cardinal outfielder, in Venezuela.
• Sept. 20, 1956 -- Tom Gastall, Baltimore Orioles catcher, in Maryland.
• Oct. 30, 1954 -- Wilbur Shaw, President of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Decatur, Ind.
• July 1, 1954 -- John McBride, Alabama halfback, killed in ROTC training flight in Texas.
• Oct. 27, 1949 -- Marcel Cerdan, former world middleweight champion, en route to fight Jake LaMotta in Spain.
• May 4, 1949 -- 22 members of Torino, the Italian soccer champions, in Turin, Italy.
• March 31, 1931 -- Knute Rockne, Notre Dame football coach, in Kansas
• Oct. 18, 1925 -- Marvin Goodwin, Cincinnati Reds pitcher, in Houston.