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Lynyrd Skynyrd's Last Flight Metal Detecting Recovery

Here is UNCUT part 1 -

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 Minelab CTX 3030 - http://treasuremtndetectors.com/history-seekers-package-minelab-ctx-3030-metal-detector-with-free-gear/

 

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Last Flight Metal Detecting Recovery is our latest video where we recovered relics from the best classic rock band in Southern Rock history. The flight went down on October 20, 1977 and took with it Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines, and assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick. It would be remiss to not remember the pilot and co-pilot who lost their lives in this tragedy, as well. Lynyrd Skynyrd had multiple hit southern rock classics such as Free bird, Sweet Home Alabama, and Tuesday's Gone. We recovered multiple relics and coins related directly to plane as well as items that may have been used by the band. During this dig we used Minelab Equinox 800 detector and CTX 3030 metal detector to recover items that haven't been seen since that evening. The History Seekers treat all of their sites with the utmost respect. While this site yielded relics that were truly a find of a lifetime, it was also special for one of our members. Kelly was born on October 20, 1977, the day of the crash. Her dad was a huge fan of Lynyrd Skynyrd and this experience was truly special for her. The History Seekers never sells any of their relics and that remains true in the case of this dig. It is our goal to bring these items to places that will showcase these pieces of Rock N Roll History. 
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Absolutely AWESOME!!!!!.  Skynyrd is about my favorite, so it was special to me.  Thanks for posting.   Dennis
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The truth behind the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash

https://www.grunge.com/181485/the-truth-behind-the-lynyrd-skynyrd-plane-crash/
 
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Approximate location of Lynyrd Skynyrd's plane crash

http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile32156/Lynyrd-Skynyrds-plane-crash.htm

Description: On Thursday, October 20, 1977, just three days after the release of Street Survivors, and five shows into their most successful headlining tour to date, Lynyrd Skynyrd's chartered Convair 240 ran out of fuel near the end of their flight from Greenville, South Carolina, where they had just performed at the Greenville Memorial Auditorium, to LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Though the pilots attempted an emergency landing on a small airstrip, the plane crashed in a forest in Gillsburg, Mississippi.


Lynyrd Skynyrd disbanded after the tragedy, reuniting just once to perform an instrumental version of "Free Bird" at Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam in January 1979. Collins, Rossington, Powell and Pyle performed the song with Charlie Daniels and members of his band. Leon Wilkeson, who was still undergoing physical therapy for his badly broken left arm, was in attendance, along with Judy Van Zant, Teresa Gaines, JoJo Billingsley and Leslie Hawkins.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynyrd_Skynyrd


I'm just disappointed that they beat me to the site. I hope they left something behind. 
The Memorial Tree is cool..
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10 Details About the Fatal Plane Crash that Was the Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd As We Knew It


https://historycollection.co/10-details-about-the-tragic-crash-that-was-the-death-of-lynyrd-skynyrd-as-we-knew-it/
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