Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2000 Issue

July 14, Holly Springs, Miss. / Cessna 150

At about 23:51 central time, a Cessna 150M crashed about 750 feet south of the Holly Springs-Marshall County Airport. The pilot and passenger were killed. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center detected an ELT transmission and, at about 03:00 on July 15, determined it was emanating from an area near the airport. Wreckage was found at about 07:45. No information on the origin of the flight could be determined. Law enforcement personnel discovered 79 lbs. of marijuana in the wreckage....

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