Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2007 Issue

January 10, 2007, Jackson, Miss., Cessna 310

At about 1201 Central time, the airplane was destroyed when it collided with terrain following a loss of control. The Commercial pilot and sole occupant was fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed. Several minutes after departure, the pilot "found a problem and that he wanted to check it out on the ground." While returning to the airfield, radar showed the airplane gradually descending at a ground speed of 170 knots.

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