NTSB Identification: ATL91FA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44255.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 23, 1991 in BRUNSWICK, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/09/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N3602D
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE FLIGHT DEPARTED JESUP, GEORGIA, EN ROUTE TO ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GEORGIA. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT WAS IN A SHALLOW DESCENT AND THE AIRCRAFT ENGINES WERE RUNNING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED PRIOR TO IMPACT WITH THE TREES. THE PHYSICIAN WHO PERFORMED THE AUTOPSY REPORTED THAT THERE WAS SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO INDICATE THAT THE PILOT'S HEART WAS NOT BEATING AT THE TIME OF IMPACT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE INCAPACITATION OF THE PILOT.

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