Neville Duke’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 11, 1922

Death Date

April 7, 2007

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

St Peter's Hospital, Lyne, United Kingdom



The pilot Neville Duke died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Decorated World War II fighter pilot and test pilot who rose to celebrity status in England.

He set a world record for air speed when his Hunter WB188 flew at 727.63 miles per hour in 1953.

He lost his good friend and fellow test pilot, John Derry, during a demonstration flight gone awry.