Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2011 Issue

April 10, 2011, McComb, Miss., Cessna 310R

At 0434 Central time, the airplane was destroyed when it collided with trees during approach. The commercial pilot and two passengers received fatal injuries. Instrument conditions prevailed. The flight was in radar and radio contact with ATC at 4500 feet msl. At 0423, the pilot reported he had the airport in sight and discontinued flight following. The airplane continued on a northwesterly track and overflew the airport for about four miles.

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