John E. Lecco

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: pilot who crashed a freighter into the Sunshine Skyway bridge in Tampa, Florida in May 9, 1980 during a torrential rainstorm, causing part of the bridge to collapse killing 35 people, who suffered years of threats although cleared of any negligence.

 

 

Cause of Death: Multiple sclerosis

 

Born: circa 1943

 

Died: August 31, 2002

 

Location: Tampa, Florida