How old is Bob Collins?
57 years (1942–2000)
Bob Collins/Age at death
What happened to Bob Collins?
A stunt plane piloted by top-rated WGN radio host Bob Collins crashed through the roof of a hospital and then exploded Tuesday afternoon in far north suburban Zion after colliding with a Cessna flown by a student pilot, killing all three people aboard the two aircraft but sparing scores of people on the ground.
What year did Bob Collins die?
February 8, 2000
Bob Collins/Date of death
Who replaced Wally Phillips?
In 1998, he retired from WGN radio after 42 years, twelve years after giving up the morning show where he was succeeded by Bob Collins, who continued the format and the high ratings.
What happens to the airplane that Collins is piloting?
Collins attempted to steer his plane to a safe landing, but it crashed and burned atop a nearby hospital, killing him and a passenger and injuring five people on the ground. The student pilot also crashed three blocks away and died.
What was the cause of Bob Collins plane crash?
In its final report, the safety board ruled that the probable cause was Collins’s “failure to maintain clearance from the other airplane.” The board added, “Factors relating to the accident were the pilot’s poor visual lookout, and the airport control tower local controller’s failure to provide effective sequencing.” …
Where is Spike O’Dell now?
In addition to being a member of the UTHS Hall of Fame (2000), Spike was awarded the James A Lovell Failure Is Not An Option award in 2003. In 2014, he became a member of the WGN Radio Walk of Fame, paying tribute to his successful 22-year career at WGN in Chicago. Now retired, he and his family live in Nashville.
Is Wally Phillips still alive?
Wally Phillips/Living or Deceased
What caused Bob Collins plane crash?
Who replaced Bob Collins?
WGN-AM 720 on Friday officially named Spike O’Dell its permanent morning show host, replacing Bob Collins, who died in a plane crash last month.