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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sultans Of Swamp

Rob Hughes, Uncut, May 2006

LORD KNOWS, Lynyrd Skynyrd had seen it coming. On the flight from Florida to South Carolina, the band's Convair 240 tour plane had begun spewing orange flames from its starboard engine. The two pilots seemed unfazed, insisting there wasn't a problem. But by the time they landed in Greenville, some were spooked enough to book commercial flights to their next destination.

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