- NewsSky News
Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly's fatal plane crash, has died aged 85. The famous rockabilly and country guitarist famously escaped death when he lost his seat on the plane in a coin toss. Allsup, who also worked as a producer for Willie Nelson, died at a hospital in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday, due to complications following a hernia operation.Thanks for your feedback!
- NewsHuffPost UK
According to legend and the legendary Don McLean, music ceased to exist on February 3, 1959, when the plane carrying Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper tragically crashed. Google the 100 most derided songs and among their number are Michael Jackson's Earth Song, Nick Berry's Every Loser Wins, Black Lace's Agadoo and Bob the Builder's Can We Fix It?, which has apparently been pinched by the Trump campaign as their unofficial election theme tune.Thanks for your feedback!
(Reuters) - U.S. transportation safety investigators said on Wednesday they are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 airplane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P. Richardson, better known as "The Big Bopper," and their pilot. The original investigation 56 years ago conducted by the Civil Aeronautics Board blamed the crash on the pilot's decision to embark on an instrument-guided flight he was not certified for and, secondarily, on poor weather briefing.Thanks for your feedback!
- NewsSky News
Aviation authorities are considering reopening the investigation into the plane crash that killed music stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper. Also killed in the crash on 3 February 1959 in Iowa was the aircraft pilot, Roger Peterson. An investigation at the time of the crash determined that the cause was pilot error and listed snow as a secondary cause. According to local news reports, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is now considering reopening the crash afterThanks for your feedback!
The investigation into the plane crash that killed Buddy Holly could soon be reopened. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) agreed to consider reopening the case after a recent request from an experienced pilot, LJ Coon. Buddy Holly,Thanks for your feedback!