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DragonKing Dark: The death of John Denver

Karl Stern's 100 darkest moments in pop culture stops at the man born in Roswell, New Mexico.
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In my continuing series on the 100 darkest moments in pop culture history, I look back at the 1997 death of folk and country music star John Denver who was killed in an experimental aircraft crash at the age of 53.

While Denver's career as a hit maker was probably over, he was still a successful touring musician, actor, and activist. 

His death was also completely avoidable for multiple reasons including his suspended pilot's license and a terrible aircraft design.

Let's look back at this story on this week's DragonKing Dark.

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