United States: One of the passengers of the Blue Origin rocket of Jeff Bezos dies in a plane crash

the essential Glen de Vries, a New York entrepreneur of 13, died on Thursday “to the crash of ‘a small tourist plane’ near New York, New Jersey police said on Friday.

Glen de Vries, a 49 year-old New York entrepreneur, died on Thursday “after a small plane crash” near New York, New Jersey police said on Friday. Another American, Thomas P. Fisher, was also in the aircraft.

Born in 1972, Glen de Vries was the co-founder of Medidata Solutions, a company specializing in clinical trial monitoring software for the pharmaceutical industry.

With three other passengers, including William Shatner, 90 years, Canadian actor who played Captain Kirk of the Star Trek series, this aviation enthusiast is was in space on 12 October aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket owned by US billionaire Jeff Bezos.

We are devastated to hear of the sudden passing of Glen de Vries. He brought so much life and energy to the entire Blue Origin team and to his fellow crewmates. His passion for aviation, his charitable work, and his dedication to his craft will long be revered and admired. pic.twitter.com/1hwnjntTVs

— Blue Origin (@blueorigin) November , 2021

On Twitter, the company said it was “devastated by the sudden death of Glen de Vries (who) brought so much energy and life to the entire Blue Origin team and his teammates.” “His passion for aviation, his charitable work and his dedication to his profession will long be revered and admired,” adds the firm.

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