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PBS NewsHour Extra - Chuck Yeager, first to break sound barrier, dies at 97

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PBS NewsHour Extra - Chuck Yeager, first to break sound barrier, dies at 97

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Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace and quintessential test pilot who became the first person to fly faster than sound in 1947, has died. He was 97.

Source: PBS NewsHour Extra

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