She was killed in an accident during a rehearsal for an aerial show. Her plane nosed dived to the ground.
" I know we had no aviators neither men nor woman, and I knew the race needed to be represented. So I thought it my duty to risk my life to term aviation avid to encourge flying among men and woman of our race..."
- Bessie Coleman
Other Information/ broken bones
When she was found and taken to the hospital they found out that she had alot of broken ribs and she had a broken leg.