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It happened today: forty years ago the airplane crash that killed the Lynyrd Skynyrd's leader
Rome, Italy - It was on October 20, 1977 and on board of the Convair CV-300 there was also the all rock band
On October 20, 1977, a Convair CV-240 airplane chartered by the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from L&J Company of Addison, Texas, ran out of fuel and crashed in Gillsburg, Mississippi, near the end of its flight from Greenville, South Carolina, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Lead vocalist/founding member Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist/vocalist Steve Gaines, backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve's older sister),...
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