Hanna Reitsch cause of death

Hanna Reitsch’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) March 29, 1912

Death Date August 24, 1979

Age of Death 67 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Pilot

The pilot Hanna Reitsch died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

German aviator who set altitude and endurance records and worked as a test pilot for the Third Reich during World War II.

She left medical school in 1932 to become a full-time glider pilot.

She set more than forty aviation records, some of which survived into the modern jet age.

Personal Life

She was born into a middle class family, and her father worked as a physician.

She was portrayed Diane Cilento in the 1973 film Hitler: The Last Ten Days.

How did Hanna Reitsch die?

Reitsch died of a heart attack in Frankfurt at the age of 67, on 24 August 1979. She had never married.