"He's an expert swordsman and a hard taskmaster."
- ―Qui-Gon Jinn
Plo Koon was a Kel Dor male from the planet Dorin who became a Jedi Master and a lifetime member of the Jedi High Council, holding the position from before the Invasion of Naboo to the end of the Republic in 19 BBY. During the Clone Wars, Koon served as a Jedi General in the Grand Army of the Republic. Plo Koon was also an accomplished starfighter pilot. Plo Koon was shot down over Cato Neimoidia by his clone troopers, killing him in compliance with Order 66. His fighter crashed into a Clone assembly area, killing 141 clone troopers of the 7th Sky Corps.