Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2002 Issue

August 01, Burnsville, N.C. / Cessna 182

At 1346 eastern time, a Cessna 182H ran off the departure end of runway 32 at Country Club Airport in Burnsville. The pilot and two passengers were not injured and one passenger received minor injuries. Witnesses said the pilot had attempted two approaches to land before the accident landing, finally touching down on the third try approximately 1000 feet from the departure end of the 2,875-foot runway. The airplane rolled off the departure end of the runway and down an embankment, and onto a dirt road....

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