|Born||in Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire [now Dumfries & Galloway], Scotland, UK|
|Birth Name||David Marshall Coulthard|
|Height||5' 11¾" (1.82 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
David Coulthard was born on March 27, 1971 in Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire [now Dumfries & Galloway], Scotland as David Marshall Coulthard.
The plane's pilots, David Saunders and Dan Worley, died in the crash attempting to perform an emergency landing, while Coulthard, his then-fiancée Heidi Wichlinski, and his fitness trainer Andy Matthews survived.
Despite bruised ribs, Coulthard was able managed to drag them both to safety through a rear cabin window.
Five days later, Coulthard took a podium finish at the Spanish Grand Prix, and went on to win two more GPs that season.