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.
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