Jacqueline Cochran’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 11, 1906

Death Date

December 9, 1980

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death




The pilot Jacqueline Cochran died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Female aviator and test pilot who was part of the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).

She married Floyd Bostwick Odlum.



“I might have been born in a hovel but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars.” (Jacqueline Cochran)


“I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand… Adventure is a state of mind – and spirit.” (Jacqueline Cochran)


“To live without risk for me would be tantamount to death.” (Jacqueline Cochran)


“Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it.” (Jacqueline Cochran)