German flying aceDied when: 27 years 198 days (330 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Gerhard Loos (21 August 1916 – 6 March 1944) was a Luftwaffe fighter ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II.
Loos is credited with 92 aerial victories, 14 of which claimed in Defense of the Reich.On 6 March 1944 Loos flying a Messerschmitt Bf 109 and was shot down in aerial combat near Rheinsehlen by Lieutenant John Howell of the 357th Fighter Group.
Hanging on his parachute he was drifting into a high voltage power line.Releasing the parachute at 20 metres (66 ft) he fell to his death.