It’s now been 20 years since the shocking news of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s death made headlines across the world. But one woman felt the loss even more acutely than the public who adored John Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy. You see, Carole Radziwill knew the Kennedys personally. And after two decades, the reality TV star has revealed new details about the fatal plane crash – as well as confessing just how much it devastated her.
As many know, the tragedy occurred on July 16, 1999, after John Jr. had first radioed into Martha’s Vineyard Airport. Then a short while later, at 8:38 p.m., he and his passengers – Carolyn and her sister Lauren – set off from Essex County Airport in New Jersey. But while the trio’s journey to Martha’s Vineyard should have taken around 90 minutes or so, tragically they wouldn’t get to their intended destination.