ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Billy Powell, Allen Collins, Ronnie Van Zant (top), Artimus Pyle (center), Leon
Wilkeson (bottom), Steve Gaines and Gary Rossington

Lynyrd Skynyrd vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines
Steve’s sister) and road manager Dean Kilpatrick were killed when their plane
crashed in Gillsburg, MS. The other four members of the band were seriously
injured but survived the crash.




"The Day On The Green" at the Oakland Coliseum Stadium, July 2, 1977,
three months before the plane crash.

posted by Bob Karm in AIRCRAFT,DEATH,Government,HISTORY,MUSIC,POLITICAL,Wedding and have No Comments

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