This week Neil Armstrong died following surgery to open blockages in his coronary arteries. To date, only 25 famous persons (VIP’s) have died from this procedure, accounting for only 0.35% of the 7,006 VIP deaths recorded since the procedure was developed (see list below). The first of these (Eisenstadt, Jacobs and Kieslowski) occurred in 1996.
VIPatients lists the diseases / causes of deaths for 61 Astronauts and Cosmonauts. 35 of these have died of vehicular accidents (including 13 airplane accidents), 11 from cancer and 9 from heart attack.. One Astronaut, Charles Jones was murdered – a passenger aboard a hijacked airplane on September 11, 2001.
Death Associated with Coronary Bypass or Angioplasty
de Marco, Guido
Jones (Singer), Joe
Wando (Wanderley Alves dos Reis)
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