US Air Force Legend & First Pilot to Break Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies at 97

Air Force General Chuck Yeager, known as “America’s greatest pilot,” and the first man to exceed the speed of sound in flight, has passed away at age 97, as announced by his wife Victoria.“It is with profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before 9pm ET,” Yeager’s wife said in a tweet on the famed brigadier general’s Twitter page on Monday night.

Source: US Air Force Legend & First Pilot to Break Sound Barrier, Chuck Yeager, Dies at 97

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