March 24, 2021

Headlights Rained From the Sky: The Skyway Bridge Collapse

Headlights Rained From the Sky: The Skyway Bridge Collapse

SHOW NOTES

Content warnings:

Child abandonment, possible rabid animal, bridge collapse, severe weather, ship collision, car accident(s), threatened drowning, animal abuse (dog) 1:16:50-1:17:36, animal abuse (birds) 1:28:00-1:29:15

Links:
39 years ago, Skyway bridge crash changed lives forever
Anderson: Sarasota’s connections to the Skyway bridge disaster
Couple on the run raced into disaster
EX-SHIP PILOT SEEKS TO TELL STORY OF CRASH
Florida is installing a suicide prevention net on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge
Florida The Sunshine Skyway Bridge demolition
Harbor Pilot Haunted 5 Years After Bridge Disaster
John Lerro, 59; Harbor Pilot Haunted by Role in Deadly Bridge Accident
Pilot in Skyway disaster is dead
Scalped Pelicans Found At South Skyway Fishing Pier
Scalped pelicans intensify hostilities at Sunshine Skyway pier
See historic photos from the Sunshine Skyway bridge disaster 40 years ago
Skyway Bridge Accident And Collapse – May 9, 1980, Tampa Florida
skyway bridge collapse disaster
The collision between SS Capricorn and USGC Blackthorn in 1980
The day the Skyway fell
THE FALL - 1 LIVED, 1 TOOK BLAME SURVIVOR BITTER AND SHIP'S PILOT LOST CAREER, MARRIAGE, HEALTH
The first Skyway bridge opened 66 years ago. It was a triumph. Then came the tragedy.
The Skyway Bridge tragedy at 40: The survivor
The Tampa Tribune from Tampa, Florida · 36
The Tampa Tribune from Tampa, Florida · 121
'To Tell the Truth,' July 1980