Destroyed: The remains of the cockpit controls of John F. Kennedy Jr's. Piper Saratoga II are seen in this photograph released after the crash that killed him, his wife Carolyn and her sister, Lauren Bessette
July 16, 1999 John F. Kennedy Jr. died when the Piper Saratoga light aircraft crashed into the Atlantic off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. His wife Carolyn and her sister Lauren also parished in the crashed. They were all buried at sea.