Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2002 Issue

April 21, Canton, Miss. / Cessna 180

At about 1420 central time, a Cessna 180 struck a ditch during the landing roll at a private airstrip near Canton. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The pilot said the airplane touched down about 400 feet from the threshold of a 2,000-foot runway. He had rolled about 1,000 feet when the airplane drifted to the right and struck the ditch....

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