NTSB Identification: MKC85LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28671.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 29, 1985 in COTTON PLANT, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: CGYSM
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL AT AN AIRSTRIP, THE PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT. THE DRIFT CONTINUED UNTIL THE ACFT STRUCK A DITCH BORDERING THE RWY. THE ENSUING IMPACT WITH THE DITCH SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED THE ACFT. THE PILOT STATED THE WIND CONDITIONS WERE LIGHT & VARIABLE WITH THE PLT STATING HE HAD NO CONTROL MALFUNCTIONS DURING THE LANDING.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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