Lynyrd Skynyrd's Last Flight Metal Detecting Recovery

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.

Stay tuned for an upcoming article in American Digger Magazine and an additional UnCut version of the video where you can see all the relics and footage from this dig.

For more information about the metal detectors that we use see these Treasure Mountain Metal Detector links:

CTX 3030 History Seekers Package Featuring the new logo from Detectees.

For the Minelab Equinox 800 History Seekers package also featuring the new History Seekers logo from Detectees:

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