The pilot Raymonde de Laroche died at the age of 32. Here is all you want to know and more!
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Pioneering French aviator who was the first woman in the world to received a pilot’s license.
Her dinner with renowned French aviator Charles Voisin inspired her to become a pilot.
She had a statue erected in her honor at Paris’s Le Bourget Airport.
She had a son.
Like Margaret Ringenberg , she paved the way for future generations of female pilots.
How did Raymonde de Laroche die?
She set two women’s altitude records — one at sixteen thousand feet. Then a test pilot offered her a ride in a new experimental plane. It slipped into a tailspin and crashed. She died outright, and the pilot died on the way to the hospital.