NTSB Identification: MIA00LA150.
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Accident occurred Thursday, May 11, 2000 in PICAYUNE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/2003
Aircraft: Cessna 172H, registration: N5107G
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated he was over flying an airport at 2,500 feet when he observed smoke coming up behind the firewall followed by flames. A forced landing was made to the airport and the airplane was consumed by fire. Examination of the wreckage could not determine the source of the reported in-flight fire.

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

An in-flight fire in the vicinity of the firewall from an undetermined source. This resulted in a forced landing to an airport and total consumption of the airplane by fire after landing.

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